Experimental Farm Karkendamm

Management: Prof. Dr. Georg Thaller
Operations Manager Jens Matthiesen
postal address: Olshausenstr. 40
24098 Kiel
visitors address: Am Hallohberg 9, 24567 Bimöhlen
Phone.: +49 (0) 4192/5954
Email: karkendamm@tierzucht.uni-kiel.de


Karkendamm Melkkarussel


Operating area:

249,4 ha

Land use of the farm land:

Corn, grass, winter wheat, winter barley, winter rye, soybeans, canola, forage crops - Experimental land.

Animal husbandry:

204 dairy cows, German Holstein.

219 calves and young female animals.

Experimental activities:

Research around the dairy cow:

  • Breeding for feed intake.
  • Cultivation of indigenous protein and energy sources
  • Measuring methane excretion
  • Bioactive plant ingredients