Beginning of the tour by the Charal slaughterhouse in Egletons (Correze), and the “1,000 veals farm” fattening unit (Creuse).
Lunch at restaurant followed by CCBE cattle collecting centre (Creuse).
Beginning of the day by the visit of a farm, breeding both Abondance and Montbeliarde dairy cows. This farm is located in a moutainous area (1,000m high), and turns milk into “saint-nectaire” cheese.
Lunch at restaurant, then visit of an Abondance dairy farm, well known for its genetics selection.
Visit of a dairy-ewes farm, with cheese procesing unit.
Beginning of the day by the visit of FEDATEST experimental station (Haute-Loire), specialized in rustic sheep breeds selection.
Lunch at restaurant, then visit of the Saint-Flour highschool’s sheep farm (Cantal).
Visit of the Thomas farm, breeding Limousin ewes.
Beginning of the day by the visit of the Lanaud centre (Haute-Vienne), national selection station of the Limousin breed.
Lunch in Lanaud, then visit of a high-level genetic Limousin farm.
Visit of a Rava rustic sheep breed, counting 1,500 ewes, 250 female lambs and 35 rams.
The farm is located at 800 m high, on a surface of 330 hectares.
4 persons work on it.
Visit of a dairy farm in Brown-Swiss breed, in the Haute-Loire department.
Organic farm breeding 45 dairy cows for a 295,000 liters milk reference, cultures are set on 140 hectares.
The farm is practicing genetic selection and displays animals on the Sommet de l’Elevage.
Visit of the ADIV centre, working on reserch and development on meat: marketing, technical, sanitary and economic audits, technological advise, profesional training…
As a part of the Sommet de l’Elevage farms visits program, the Limousin Herd-Book sets up a specific genetics display.
This display takes place in the GAEC Coudert-Boyer Limousin farm, located in Aulhat-Saint-Privat.
The aim of this display is to present on a same place, a panel of about 100 animals coming from different farms.