Animal Bytes

Incisive updates on topical themes and current research within the field of UK animal science
Posted August 25th, 2008
“In five or 10 years, grain will not be something that we feed to ruminants.” That was the bold statement made by AB Agri’s Michael Marsden in front of delegates attending this year’s British Society...
Posted August 25th, 2008
There are a whole range of strategies that will help to reduce methane emissions from livestock and these provide scientists and livestock farmers with both a challenge and an opportunity. That was...
Posted August 25th, 2008
 Scientists and farmers need to ask themselves two questions when considering the possible impact of climate change on current UK livestock production systems – do systems need to be more ‘...
Posted August 25th, 2008
Animal scientists have a key role to play in providing robust and objective data concerning the impact on livestock production and agriculture on climate change. That was the key message from the...

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