Efficient finishing means less impact from global warming

April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/4/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on a modelling work which implies that intensive, feed-efficient finishing systems which slaughter beef animals at younger ages could reduce the global warming impact of British suckler herds. Accordingly, the modelling had assessed a range of beef production systems, based on 5 suckler herd management strategies. It says that both herd system and feding system influenced the global warming potential of the simulated herds.


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