LIVESTOCK & GHG. Larry Chase: The Magical Mystical Rumen and Dairy Cattle Sustainability
From Jenifer Wightman
Dairy cows are a biological factory that can convert a wide variety of forages and feeds into milk which is a high-quality food for humans. The key to this ability is the function of the rumen microorganisms. Many of the feeds used by the dairy cow are co-products of food processing and are not directly consumable by humans. The progress that dairy industry has made in lowering its impact on the environment and improving sustainability will be highlighted.
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