Increasing productivity and reducing methane emissions by supplementing feed with dietary lipids

The Increasing productivity and reducing methane emissions by supplementing feed with dietary lipids project investigated the impact of lipid containing feed additives on the suppression of methane emissions and improvements in the growth rate of steers fed a basal diet of tropical pastures. For more information, please read the final report summary and download the final report (B.CCH.1014) (PDF, 726 kB) from the Meat & Livestock Australia website.

When: 1 April 2009 to 1 December 2011

Contact: Dr Diane Ouwerkerk, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Collaborators: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and University of Queensland