Oregano may reduce cow methane emissions

Oregano may reduce cow methane emissions

IN a new project, researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark — in cooperation with Organic Denmark and a number of commercial partners — will examine whether adding organic oregano to cattle feed can reduce the production of methane in the rumen and, thus, emissions of methane gas.

When ruminants digest their feed, methane is formed as a natural byproduct of the microbial process in the rumen, and since met

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