Changing the methane profile of cattle

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated November 13 2019 - 12:58am, first published November 12 2019 - 1:24am
POTENTIAL: Grazing tropical legumes containing secondary compounds like tannins, such as leucaena, has been shown to mitigate livestock methane.

FROM manipulating the diets of cattle to actually modifying animal rumens, the science coming down the pipeline is showing it is possible to change the methane profile of the livestock industry.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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