Galician dairy farmers visit Denmark

29 May 2018

In the first week of June 2018 a group of 12 Spanish Galician dairy farmers will travel into Denmark to meet-up with farmers over there. Special topic of interest: better resource efficiency and grassland management. This is their roadmap:

4 June (Monday)
Farms visits:
– Martin Madsen, Svallerup Landevej 8, 4400 Kalundborg (Strong animal with crossbreeding, animal care, high amount of maize in the ration)
– Peter Høj, Horseballevej 25, 5672 Broby (Jersey)
-Ralf Sanderink, Hedegårdsvej 8, 6760 Ribe

5 June (Tuesday)

– Farm visit.  Dick Millenaar, Pogagervej 8, 7550 Sørvad (Biogas / manure)
– Visit to Agrifarm (https://agrifarm.dk/en) . Pending confirmation.

6 june (Wednesday)
– Farm visit at Sjord Ydema, Fårupvej 7, 8840 Rødkærsbro
-Visit to Danish Cattle Research Centre (http://www.dkc-foulum.dk/), (Production: settlement strategies for high performance dairy cows ; Organic: animal feed for organic cows, improving health and well-being in organic milk production, organic milk with more animal welfare; Nutrients and GHG: reduced excretion of phosphorus in cows, distribution of nitrogen separation between urine and fertilizer, less methane release with oregano in the feed; Milk quality: biomarkers in milk)

7 june (Thursday):
Visit to SEGES (www.seges.dk):