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Universally applicable empirical equations specific for high- and low-forage diets were developed to improve the prediction of enteric methane production (eCH4) from beef cattle. A database built using treatment means from published beef studies conducted in numerous countries was divided into two...

Author(s)
Escobar-Bahamondes, P.; Oba, M.; Beauchemin, K. A.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 97, 1, pp 83-94
Abstract

Fecal nutrients and apparent total tract digestibility (ATTD) were predicted using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) of feces collected from the pen floor or the rectum of feedlot cattle in 2 studies, and pen floor samples were assessed for their ability to predict NEg, ADG, and G:F. In study 1,...

Author(s)
Jancewicz, L. J.; Penner, G. B.; Swift, M. L.; Waldner, C. L.; Koenig, K. M.; Beauchemin, K. A.; McAllister, T. A.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 95, 1, pp 455-474
Abstract

Emissions of CH4 methane from beef cattle grazing pastures characteristic of northern Australia are yet to be reliably quantified. Poor quality pastures and low animal productivity are typically associated with high CH4 emissions/unit animal product. Our study reports two independent methodologies...

Author(s)
Tomkins, N. W.; McGinn, S. M.; Turner, D. A.; Charmley, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Feed Science and Technology, 2011, 166/167, pp 240-247

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