Supplementation with tea saponins and statins to reduce methane emissions from ruminants

The Supplementation with tea saponins and statins to reduce methane emissions from ruminants project assessed the effects of tea seed saponin (TSS) and fermented red rice (FRR) containing statin on dry matter intake (DMI), rumen fermentation, microbial ecology, animal health and methane (CH4) emissions.

For more information, please refer to the final report summary and download the final report (B.CCH.6430) (PDF, 572.4 KB) from Meat & Livestock Australia.

When: 20 September 2012 to 30 June 2015

Contact: Dr Chris McSweeney, Dr Carlos A. Ramírez Restrepo

Collaborator: CSIRO