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Methane production in different breeds, grazing different pastures or fed a total mixed ration, as measured by a Laser Methane Detector

  • 2014
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 44
S.M. Grobler, M.M. Scholtz, H. van Rooyen, M. Mpayipheli & F.W.C. Neser Page: 12 - 16

Agriculture is responsible for 5% to 10% of the global anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Livestock contribute about 65% of agricultural GHG and enteric fermentation accounts for 90% of this. The global warming potential of CH4 is known to be…

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Pasture systems for milk production in northern Australia

  • 1983
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 13
P.N. Thurbon, G.D. Chopping, T.M. Davison & R.T. Cowan Page: 7 - 9

Substantial increases in milk production can be achieved using improved pastures. When grazed at lenient stocking rates ( <1,6 cows/ha) milk yields of Friesian cows was ca. 4000 L/lactation. Productivity per unit area is increased when fertilizer nitrogen is used to…

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