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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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Sustainability of the South African Livestock Sector towards 2050. Part 2: Challenges, changes and required implementations

  • 2013
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 43
H.H. Meissner, M.M. Scholtz & F.A. Engelbrecht Page: 298 - 319

Challenges facing the livestock sector towards 2050 and the changes and management considerations required to maintain sustainability are discussed. Major challenges are associated with climate change and the environmental impact of the sector. Southern Africa is predicted to become drier…

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