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What are enteric methane emissions?

As a natural byproduct of the mutually beneficial relationship between ruminant animals and the specialized microbes in their gut, methane must be released to protect the health of the animal and to maintain the viability of the microbes. This fact sheet explains this process and describes management practices that can reduce enteric methane emissions.

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Published: 2017