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Can more relevant pasture systems help meet the ecological challenge of ruminants?

Population growth is expected to fuel the rise in global demand for meat and dairy products in the coming decades, which will necessitate a rethink on the environmental practises of livestock farmers

Grazing livestock are generally seen by environmentalists as a major environmental problem. Being largely ruminants, they emit large quantities of greenhouse gases (GHG) – principally methane – and they occupy land that could be producing food grains to feed the human population.

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