Austria Case farm 2

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Farm type: Organic
No staff, only family labour


Dairy cows: 10
Horses: 2
Milk production:
(litres per cow per year)  5200 l

Land data:
Size: 31,3 ha; 19,5 ha owned agricultural land, 11,9 ha share of common land
Soil type: sandy and light soil

No crop production

Forage and land use:
19,5 ha permanent grassland
9,5 ha forest

Feeding strategy: access to feed limited for less than 3 hours per day
How much of the feed is roughage? > 90 %

Local engagement:
Maintain areas of public access, permissive public access, about 4 visitors come through the farm gate.
farm walks

Energy usage per year:
Tractor diesel: 570 litres
Electricity (farm usage only): 5.000 kWh

Total NPK balance in kg:

IN OUT Balance
N 2.729 308 2.421
P 23 56 -33
K 90 78 12

Biodiversity and nature conservation:

No conservation plan, participation environmental programmes.
Permanent pasture: 19,5 ha, forest: 9,5 ha

Rapid sustainability analysis:

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Please note: All data above is from 2010 and may vary from year to year.
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