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Feeding extra nitrogen to cows leads to more emission of nitrous oxide. Photo: Jesper Rais

2015.06.17 | DCA

Dietary nitrate for cows reduces methane, but increases nitrous oxide emissions

Cows produce less methane when they are fed nitrate-amended feed. Now results show that this can result in emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O).

Lactating sows lose less weight and their piglets have improved growth rates when the sows are fed a two-component diet. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.06.23 | Anis

New feeding concept for sows

Reduced weight loss in sows and higher weight of the piglets at weaning are the benefits of a new feeding strategy for nursing sows. The idea is to feed the sows according to need with a two-component diet adapted to the changing needs of the sows.