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New diets for cows, sheep could cut emissions
« on: April 05, 2011, 02:28:23 am »
"Feeding the animals maize silage, naked oats and higher sugar grasses could reduce the amount of methane they produce, the study by Reading University and the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences showed."


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Re: New diets for cows, sheep could cut emissions
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2011, 07:25:54 am »
Yah they also found garlic reduces methane gas released by ruminents but that just is because it kills the bacteria that is suppose to be digesting grass cellulose.
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