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Beef Cows Produce More Methane During Calving Stage
2013-01-31 06:09:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is a well-known fact that cattle produce carbon dioxide and methane throughout their lives. A new study, however, pinpoints the cow-calf stage as a major contributor of greenhouse gases during beef production. The research team estimated greenhouse gas emissions from beef cattle during different stages of life in the new study, recently published in the Journal of Animal Science. Their findings reveal that, depending on which...

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2010-03-22 13:35:00

Cutting back on consumption of meat and dairy products will not have a major impact in combating global warming "” despite repeated claims that link diets rich in animal products to production of greenhouse gases. That's the conclusion of a report presented today at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Air quality expert Frank Mitloehner, Ph.D., who made the presentation, said that giving cows and pigs a bum rap is not only scientifically inaccurate, but also...


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