SPACE 2020 the international exhibition for Livestock
Visitor's guide

Farm visits and agri-industrial units

Visit for free Breton farms!

SPACE is held in Brittany, at the heart of one of Europe's most important livestock areas. We are inviting you to take advantage of this resource with visits to livestock farms and agri-industrial units in our region.

 

For additional information or registration to one of these visits, please contact Amandine LEROUX: international@space.fr

 

 

Farm visits programme (as at 27 August 2019)

Average duration of visits: 3-4 hours - Departure and return: Gate C

Download the detailled farm visits programme

Tuesday 10 September

Visit n°1 - 9:15 am

Fish feed manufacturing unit of the Le Gouessant Cooperative - New!

Aquaculture activity presentation

Visit of the fish feed manufacturing unit 

Visit of a fish farming

Visit n°2 - 1:30 pm

Normande breed dairy farm

90 Normande and Jersey cows

Organic hay milk production 

Milk STG 'Traditional Specialty Guaranteed'

Visit n°3 - 1:30 pm

Prim'Holstein dairy farm - wholly robotic 

120 dairy cows

Annual production: 1.4 million litres

Lely A4 milking robot - Vector - Straw bedder - 4 scrappers

Visit n°4 - 1:00 pm

Poultry farm layers

2 new buildings of 12,000 organic hens with a course

21,000 open-air chickens

Wednesday 11 September

Visit n°5 - 9:30 am

Dairy goat farm 

150 Alpine goats

Milking parlour 2x6

Processing at the farm: cheeses

Organic production

Visit n°6 - 9:30 am

Sheep farm on the Mont-Saint Michel salt marshes

1,000 Suffolk and Vendéenne ewes

Visit n°7- 9:15 am

Broiler chicken farm

3,000 m² of buildings with dynamic ventilation

2 buildings with photovoltaic panels

Specification and quality charter established for Mc Donald's

Visit n°8 - 9:30 am

Valorex factory in Combourtillé

Visit n°9 - 1:30 pm

Salers breed farm - SPACE honoured breed - New!

Organic production - Drying in barn

90 Salers beef cattle

100 hectares

Visit n°10 - 1:30 pm

Derval experimental dairy farm

80 Prim'Holstein dairy cows (average milking: 9,500 L)

Milking robot

Biogas plant

Visit n°11 - 1:03 pm

Combined farm using Ecologically Intensive Agriculture practices - New!

60 dairy cows

140 hectares

DeLaval milking robot



West Limousine's Showcase visit : 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Great gathering of Limousine animals from northwestern France (1 hour)

90 animals from 30 farms of Brittany, Normandy and Pays de Loire, members of Herd-Book Limousin

25 progenies of bulls in production

Free shuttles will be available from the Parc-Expo (gate C) every 30 minutes.

Thursday 12 September

Visit n°12 - 9:30 am

Pie Rouge breed farm - SPACE honoured breed

220 Pie Rouge dairy cows and 200 heifers

432 hectares (cereals, maize and pasture)

3 Lely milking robots

Visit n°13 - 1:15 pm

Dairy farm with processing at the farm

150 Prim'Holstein and Montbéliarde dairy cows

Milk production: 1 300 000 litres

400,000 litres processed at the farm (butter, cream, cheeses, yogurts...)

280 hectares

This farm visits programme is not intended for groups. If you want to arrange a visit for a group, please contact us by email and we will consider your request. This programme can be modified.