While some researchers believe cattle are cause of increased greenhouse gas emissions, shale gas and shale oil are most likely reasons behind the steep climb.
Existing methods of carbon footprint analysis are primarily designed to quantify total GHG emissions of a particular farm.
Cargill strengthens animal nutrition business with agreement to acquire Integral Animal Nutrition in Brazil.
Only a few drugs work against parasitic roundworms in cattle, and study hopes to find new treatment candidates.
Legumes and winter annual grasses such as ryegrass, small grain rye and wheat can also be used to reduce need for and cost of hay.
Relative value of one bull to average value of five weaned calves doesn't fully account for a bull's value.