The Livestock Research Group aims to make its research findings widely available. These are usually in the form of good practice guidelines and technical manuals on key areas of livestock emissions research which have been funded and developed by members of the Group. Outputs or reports produced by collaborative research projects are also available to download.
Technical Reports and Manuals
A priority area of work for the Livestock Research Group is the development of internationally co-authored best practice guidelines and technical manuals. These manuals will greatly assist the international research effort into livestock greenhouse gas mitigation by helping improve consistency of methodologies, techniques and practices used, and therefore the comparability of results.
Documents available to download:
- Technical manual on respiration chamber design
- GreenFeed Standard Operating Procedure for pasture systems
- Evaluation of the GreenFeed methane measurement system for use in New Zealand conditions
- Best practice manual on Nitrous Oxide Chamber Methodologies
- Guidelines for use of sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) tracer technique to measure enteric methane emissions from ruminants
- Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock: best practice and emerging options
- Livestock development and climate change: the benefits of advanced greenhouse gas inventories
- Monitoring, Reporting and Verification report for developing countries in the UNFCCC 2018
- CSA Practice Brief on climate-smart agriculture