Livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions, with the majority from beef and milk production because cattle emit so much methane. A new study has found that changing the cow’s microbiome could cut methane by 50%, through selective breeding, or using probiotics in calves.

Livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions, with the majority from beef and milk production because cattle emit so much methane. A new study has found that changing the cow’s microbiome could cut methane by 50%, through selective breeding, or using probiotics in calves. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science
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