Tannins hold promise as emission-reducing feed additive

Tannins hold promise as emission-reducing feed additive

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Tannins may reduce emissions, hold other benefits as future feed additive

Previous research has established that tannins may be capable of reducing enteric emissions of methane from cattle, but the latest paper on the topic takes a broader look at the impact of tannins — quebracho extract, to be specific — on the health and environmental impact of cattle.