Burping Cows Emit Methane Gas
It’s true. According to a recent study, the dairy industry contributes roughly 2% of methane gas emissions, most of which comes straight from the cow’s mouth and the rest from growing feed crop and producing and transporting milk.
So, what’s a farmer to do? According to Stonyfield Farms’ Greener Cow Project, feeding cattle a combination of alfalfa, flax and grasses, all high in Omega 3’s, reduces the gas concentration in the animals’ rumen (1st stomach). Read more.