Effect of bromochloromethane on methane emission, rumen fermentation pattern, milk yield, and fatty acid profile in lactating dairy goats.

@article{Abecia2012EffectOB,
  title={Effect of bromochloromethane on methane emission, rumen fermentation pattern, milk yield, and fatty acid profile in lactating dairy goats.},
  author={Leticia Abecia and P G Toral and Antonio Ignacio Mart{\'i}n-Garc{\'i}a and Gonzalo A Mart{\'i}nez and Nigel W. Tomkins and Eduarda Molina-Alcaide and Charles James Newbold and David R Y{\'a}{\~n}ez-Ruiz},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={2027-36}
}
Several technologies have been tested to reduce enteric methanogenesis, but very few have been successfully used in practical conditions for livestock. Furthermore, the consequences of reduced rumen methane production on animal performance and milk quality are poorly understood. The aim of this work was to investigate the effect of feeding bromochloromethane (BCM), a halogenated aliphatic hydrocarbon with potential antimethanogenic activity, to dairy goats on rumen methane production… CONTINUE READING

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