Feed supplement slashes dairy cow methane emissions

Feed supplement slashes dairy cow methane emissions

A SUPPLEMENT added to the feed of high-producing dairy cows reduced methane emissions by 30% and could have ramifications for global climate change, according to an international team of researchers.

In addition, over the course of a 12-week study conducted at Pennsylvania State University's dairy barns, cows that consumed a feed regimen supplemented by the novel methane inhibitor 3-nitrooxypropanol (3NOP) gai

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