Methane mitigation in ruminants: from microbe to the farm scale.

  title={Methane mitigation in ruminants: from microbe to the farm scale.},
  author={C. Martin and Diego P. Morgavi and Michel Doreau},
  journal={Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience},
  volume={4 3},
Decreasing enteric methane (CH4) emissions from ruminants without altering animal production is desirable both as a strategy to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and as a means of improving feed conversion efficiency. The aim of this paper is to provide an update on a selection of proved and potential strategies to mitigate enteric CH4 production by ruminants. Various biotechnologies are currently being explored with mixed results. Approaches to control methanogens through… 

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