SPACE 2022 The international exhibition for animal breeding
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Farm visits

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Farm visits at SPACE 2022

In 2021, we offered virtual video farm tours to international visitors. This year, we give you the opportunity to discover Breton farms and learn about a day in the life of breeders, their farming practices and the equipment they use.


To register to one of these visits or for additional information, please send an email to international@space.fr 

 

Farm visits programme 2022

Average duration of the visits: 3-4 hours. Departure and return: Gate C.
A guide will be present during each visit to translate in English.

 

Tuesday 13 September

Visit n°1 - Afternoon
Alpine Goat farm
140 goats
Yogurt and cheese processed at the farm

Visit n°2 - Afternoon
Dairy farm Jersey breed
Race in the spotlight at SPACE 2022
Bel Orient experimental farm
150 Jersey and Prim'Holstein cows
Annual production: 1,5 million liters
7 000m² of buildings
155 hectares for nutrition self-sufficency
Drying barn with 120 tons of matter
5 employees

 

Wednesday 14 September

Visit n°3 - Morning
Broiler chicken farm
3 000 m² of buildings with forced ventilation
2 buildings with photovoltaic panels
Hypochlorous acid water treatment
Production of milling wheat treated with seaweed products

Visit n°4 - Morning
Production plant for microalgae: ALGAE
Largest microalgae farm in Europe
Application for animal nutrition
Application in plants / Phystosanitary

 

Visit n°5 - Afternoon
Blonde d'Aquitaine beef breed farm
Race in the spotlight at SPACE 2022
50 Blonde d’Aquitaine cows, conducted in organic farming (AB)
Direct sale of some females and males at 7-8 months
Sheep workshop with 50 Landes de Bretagne ewes

 

Thursday 15 September

Visit n°6 - Morning
Sheep farm on the Mont St-Michel salt marshes
1 000 Suffolk and Vendéenne ewes

Visit n°7 - Morning
Pig farm
Farrow-to-finish farm (265 sows)
R&D pilot farm: alternative pig farming where equipment and farming practices have been reviewed to improve animal welfare and farmer comfort

 

Visit n°8 - Afternoon
Poultry layers farm
6 000 layers in organic farming (AB)
105 Holstein Red dairy cows
Pioneering farm in organic farming: since 1968 and soil conservation techniques
4 associates - 220 hectares

Visit n°9 - Afternoon
Dairy farm with on-site processing
150 Prim'Holstein and Montbéliardes dairy cows
400,000 L of milk processed at the farm (butter, cream, cheese, yogurts...)
6 associates - 280 hectares

 

Virtual farm tours in 2021

Visites élevages au SPACE 2022

In 2021, 4 breeders have opened the doors of their farm and talked about their daily life, their equipements, … representing 4 different productions: poultry sector, dairy sector, shepp sector and pisciculture.

 

Poultry farm

Stéphane DAHIREL, breeder in Lanouée (Morbihan):

- 5 poultry houses

- 3 000 m² of buildings with forced ventilation

- 2 buildings with photovoltaic panels

- Hypochlorous acid water treatment

- Production of milling wheat wheat treated with seaweed products

This video is also available in Russian here.

 

Cattle farm (Normande breed)

Jean-Michel and Isabelle ARONDEL, breeders in 'Gaec Laval Dreams', in Amanlis (Ille-et-Vilaine)

 

This video is also available in Russian here.

 

Fish farm (trouts)

Robert Le Coat, trout farmer in Plougoulm (Finistère)

This video is also available in Russian here.

 

Sheep farm

Yannick FRAIN, breeder in Roz-sur-Couesnon (Ille-et-Vilaine):

- Pre-salted lambs from Mont Saint Michel

- 1,000 Suffolk and Vendéenne ewes

This video is also available in Russian here.