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Prediction of methane production from dairy and beef cattle.
Methane (CH4) is one of the major greenhouse gases being targeted for reduction by the Kyoto protocol. The focus of recent research in animal science has thus been to develop or improve existing CH4Expand
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A review of efficiency of nitrogen utilisation in lactating dairy cows and its relationship with environmental pollution
The objective of this paper is to review the literature concerning nitrogen utilisation in lactating dairy cows with an emphasis on their contribution to environmental pollution. Nitrogen, as oxidesExpand
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Special topics--Mitigation of methane and nitrous oxide emissions from animal operations: I. A review of enteric methane mitigation options.
The goal of this review was to analyze published data related to mitigation of enteric methane (CH4) emissions from ruminant animals to document the most effective and sustainable strategies.Expand
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Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in livestock production - A review of technical options for non-CO2 emissions
Animal production is a significant source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide. Depending on the accounting approaches and scope of emissions covered, estimates by various sources (IPCC, FAO,Expand
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The effect of protein supplementation on nitrogen utilization in lactating dairy cows fed grass silage diets.
The study set out to examine the effects of supplementing grass silage with various levels of protein concentration and degradability on dietary nitrogen (N) excretion in lactating dairy cowsExpand
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Aspects of rumen microbiology central to mechanistic modelling of methane production in cattle
Methane, in addition to being a significant source of energy loss to the animal that can range from 0·02 to 0·12 of gross energy intake, is one of the major greenhouse gases being targeted forExpand
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Alternative approaches to predicting methane emissions from dairy cows.
Previous attempts to apply statistical models, which correlate nutrient intake with methane production, have been of limited value where predictions are obtained for nutrient intakes and diet typesExpand
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Technical options for the mitigation of direct methane and nitrous oxide emissions from livestock: a review.
Although livestock production accounts for a sizeable share of global greenhouse gas emissions, numerous technical options have been identified to mitigate these emissions. In this review, a subsetExpand
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Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from Canadian animal agriculture: A review
Considerable evidence of climate change associated with emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) has resulted in international efforts to reduce GHG emissions. The agriculture sector contributes about 8%Expand
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Model for estimating enteric methane emissions from United States dairy and feedlot cattle.
Methane production from enteric fermentation in cattle is one of the major sources of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emission in the United States and worldwide. National estimates of methane emissionsExpand
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