Young calves wait to have their gas emissions monitored at the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre in Palmerston North. Photo: AFP
Young calves wait to have their gas emissions monitored at the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre in Palmerston North. Photo: AFP
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New Zealand scientists work on methane ‘vaccine’ to reduce cow flatulence, livestock emissions

  • Researchers at the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre say they are ‘tantalisingly close’ to an injection that reduces methane in the gut
  • Such a vaccine would have an immediate impact on global greenhouse gas emissions if administered across some of the estimated 1.5 billion cows worldwide

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Young calves wait to have their gas emissions monitored at the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre in Palmerston North. Photo: AFP
Young calves wait to have their gas emissions monitored at the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre in Palmerston North. Photo: AFP
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