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Comparison of greenhouse gas emissions from Mexican intensive dairy farms

  • 2018
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 48
J. A. Rendón-Huerta, J. M. Pinos-Rodríguez, E. Kebreab, J. C. García-López & J. G. Vicente Page: 48 - 55

The objectives of this study were to compare estimates of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) as CH4 (enteric-manure), N2O (manure), and CO2 (fuel and energy use), the use of water and soil, the excretion of nutrients in manure, and feed efficiency…

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A South African perspective on livestock production in relation to greenhouse gases and water usage

  • 2013
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 43
M.M. Scholtz, J.B.J. van Ryssen, H.H. Meissner & M.C. Laker Page: 247 - 254

The general perception that livestock is a major contributor to global warming resulted mainly from the FAO publication, Livestock’s Long Shadow, in 2006, which indicated that livestock is responsible for 18% of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This figure…

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