Agriculture and Food Research Council (AFRC)
1993. Energy and protein requirements of ruminants. An advisory manual prepared by the AFRC Technical Committee on Responses to Nutrients. CAB International, Wallingford, UK.
Alexandratos, N and Bruinsma, J
2012. World agriculture towards 2030/2050: the 2012 revision. ESA working paper No. 12-03. FAO, Rome, Italy.
Basarab, JA, Price, MA, Aalhus, JL, Okine, EK, Snelling, WM and Lyle, KL
2003. Residual feed intake and body composition in young growing cattle. Canadian Journal of Animal Science
Beauchemin, KA and McGinn, SM
2005. Methane emissions from feedlot cattle fed barley or corn diets. Journal of Animal Science
Bell, MJ, Saunders, N, Wilcox, RH, Homer, EM, Goodman, JR, Craigon, J and Garnsworthy, PC
2014. Methane emissions among individual dairy cows during milking quantified by eructation peaks or ratio with carbon dioxide. Journal of Dairy Science
Boadi, DA and Wittenberg, KM
2002. Methane production from dairy and beef heifers fed forages differing in nutrient density using the sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) tracer gas technique. Canadian Journal of Animal Science
Cottle, DJ, Nolan, JV and Wiedemann, SG
2011. Ruminant enteric methane mitigation: a review. Animal Production Science
Craigie, CR, Navajas, EA, Purchas, RW, Maltin, CA, Bunger, L, Hoskin, SO, Ross, DW, Morris, ST and Roehe, R
2012. A review of the development and use of video image analysis (VIA) for beef carcass evaluation as an alternative to the current EUROP system and other subjective systems. Meat Science
Doreau, M, van der Werf, HMG, Micol, D, Dubroeucq, H, Agabriel, J, Rochette, Y and Martin, C
2011. Enteric methane production and greenhouse gases balance of diets differing in concentrate in the fattening phase of a beef production system. Journal of Animal Science
Duthie, C-A, Rooke, JA, Hyslop, JJ and Waterhouse, A
2015. Methane emissions from two breeds of beef cows offered diets containing barley straw with either grass silage or brewers’ grains. Animal
Duthie, C-A, Rooke, JA, Troy, S, Hyslop, JJ, Ross, DW, Waterhouse, A and Roehe, R
2016. Impact of adding nitrate or increasing the lipid content of two contrasting diets on blood methaemoglobin and performance of two breeds of finishing beef steers. Animal
2007. Beef carcass classification in the EU: an historical perspective. In Evaluation of carcass and meat quality in beef and sheep (ed. C. Lazzaroni, S. Gigli and D. Gabiña), pp. 19–30. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands. (EAAP publication No. 123).
Fraser, MD, Fleming, HR and Moorby, JM
2014. Traditional vs modern: role of breed type in determining enteric methane emissions from cattle grazing as part of contrasting grassland-based systems. PLoS One
Gerber, PJ, Hristov, AN, Henderson, B, Makkar, H, Oh, J, Lee, C, Meinen, R, Montes, F, Ott, T, Firkins, J, Rotz, A, Dell, C, Adesogan, AT, Yang, WZ, Tricarico, JM, Kebreab, E, Waghorn, G, Dijkstra, J and Oosting, S
2013a. Technical options for the mitigation of direct methane and nitrous oxide emissions from livestock: a review. Animal
7 (suppl. S2), 220–234.
Gerber, PJ, Steinfeld, H, Henderson, B, Mottet, A, Opio, C, Dijkman, J, Falcucci, A and Tempio, G
2013b. Tackling climate change through livestock – a global assessment of emissions and mitigation opportunities. Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy.
Hristov, AN, Oh, J, Lee, C, Meinen, R, Montes, F, Ott, T, Firkins, J, Rotz, A, Dell, C, Adesogan, A, Yang, W, Tricarico, J, Kebreab, E, Waghorn, G, Dijkstra, J and Oosting, S
2013. Mitigation practices. In FAO Animal Production and Health Paper No. 177. Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in livestock production – a review of technical options for non-CO2 emissions (ed. PJ Gerber, B Henderson B and HPS Makkar), pp. 40–47. FAO, Rome, Italy.
2010. Influence of hydrogen on rumen methane formation and fermentation balances through microbial growth kinetics and fermentation thermodynamics. Animal Feed Science and Technology
Kempster, AJ, Cook, GL and Grantley-Smith, M
1986. National estimates of the body composition of British cattle, sheep and pigs with special reference to trends in fatness: a review. Meat Science
Lassen, J, Lovendahl, P and Madsen, J
2012. Accuracy of noninvasive breath methane measurements using Fourier transform infrared methods on individual cows. Journal of Dairy Science
Lovett, D, Lovell, S, Stack, L, Callan, J, Finlay, M, Conolly, J and O’Mara, FP
2003. Effect of forage/concentrate ratio and dietary coconut oil level on methane output and performance of finishing beef heifers. Livestock Production Science
Madsen, J, Bjerg, BS, Hvelplund, T, Weisbjerg, MR and Lund, P
2010. Methane and carbon dioxide ratio in excreted air for quantification of the methane production from ruminants. Livestock Science
Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
1992. Analysis of agricultural materials, 2nd edition. Her Majesty’s Stationary Office, London, UK.
Richmond, AS, Wylie, ARG, Laidlaw, AS and Lively, FO
2015. Methane emissions from beef cattle grazing on semi-natural upland and improved lowland grasslands. Animal
Roehe, R, Dewhurst, RJ, Duthie, C-A, Rooke, JA, McKain, N, Ross, DW, Hyslop, JJ, Waterhouse, A, Freeman, TC, Watson, M and Wallace, RJ
2016. Bovine host genetic variation influences rumen microbial methane production with best selection criterion for low methane emitting and efficiently feed converting hosts based on metagenomic gene abundance. PLoS Genetics
Rooke, JA, Wallace, RJ, Duthie, C-A, McKain, N, de Souza, SM, Hyslop, JJ, Ross, DW, Waterhouse, T and Roehe, R
2014. Hydrogen and methane emissions from beef cattle and their rumen microbial community vary with diet, time after feeding and genotype. British Journal of Nutrition
Sauvant, D and Giger-Reverdin, S
2009. Modelling of digestive interactions and methane production in ruminants. Productions Animales
2004. Feed into milk: an advisory manual. Nottingham: Nottingham University Press.
Troy, SM, Duthie, C-A, Hyslop, JJ, Roehe, R, Ross, DW, Wallace, RJ, Waterhouse, A and Rooke, JA
2015. Effectiveness of nitrate addition and increased oil content as methane mitigation strategies for beef cattle fed two contrasting basal diets. Journal of Animal Science
Wallace, RJ, Rooke, JA, Duthie, C-A, Hyslop, JJ, Ross, DW, McKain, N, de Souza, SM, Snelling, TJ, Waterhouse, A and Roehe, R
2014. Archaeal abundance in post-mortem ruminal digesta may help predict methane emissions from beef cattle. Scientific Reports
Wallace, RJ, Rooke, JA, McKain, N, Duthie, C-A, Hyslop, JJ, Ross, DW, Waterhouse, A, Watson, M and Roehe, R
2015. The rumen microbial metagenome associated with high methane production in cattle. BMC Genomics