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June 11, 2024   •   News

Three brand-new livestock methane measurement facilities have been established in Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines as part of New Zealand’s Climate Smart Agriculture Initiative in ASEAN (2020-2026). These facilities are the first in each of the countries to permit measurement of animal emissions over prolonged periods. They feature breath capture cabinets which can measure an animal’s methane emissions, feed intake and feed digestibility. This technology allows local researchers to answer important questions such as which local feeds produce the least methane when eaten.

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June 5, 2024   •   News

Traditional vs. Advanced Approaches: Explore the evolution of rumen microbe culture techniques, from traditional methods to cutting-edge advancements. Learn about recent breakthroughs in the field.

Overcoming Cultivation Challenges: Address the obstacles hindering rumen microbe cultivation and identify the resources available to overcome them.

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June 4, 2024   •   News

Closing Date: 17 June 2024
Location: Ireland

The School of Biological Sciences and Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow. The appointee will join the Huws group, focused on sustainable livestock production using the disciplines of Microbiology, Animal Science, and Bioinformatics.

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