Feed additives reduce emissions, but questions remain

Feed additives reduce emissions, but questions remain

Feed additives may be the key to emission reductions in animal production. (Ron Sumners | Fotolia.com)

A growing number of feed additives claim to reduce emissions from livestock, but are they worthwhile?

On the surface, the solution was as elegant as it was simple. When ruminants such as cattle belch out methane, they lose small amounts of the energy associated with their feed. Perhaps, researchers thought there was a way to alter rumen fermentation that would not only reduce emissions but improve feed efficiency at the same time.

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | May 2020