Cockle Park

Dairy, Beef & Pigs and Arable – 307 Ha

  • Long-term Grassland Trial – Palace Leas
  • Commercial and Research Pig Unit.
  • Research into animal production and carries a dairy herd and beef cattle with facilities for poultry and sheep research
  • Research and demonstration facility for novel technologies associated with Digital Innovation in pig research as part of CIEL
  • Home to experimental stations that provide field laboratories as part of the CHAP programme.
  • Conferencing facilities and laboratory facilities available for hire
  • Anaerobic Digester and short rotation coppice

Farms Director:

James Standen
(james.standen@ncl.ac.uk) 0191 208 2111,
Cockle Park Farm, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 3EA

Key overall contact:

Teresa Jordon – AFRD NU Farms Research and Marketing Administrator
teresa.jordon@ncl.ac.uk,
0191 208 6881