What do you know about cows and GHG emissions?

You may have heard people say that cattle contribute to global warming due to their gassy digestive process — but what does that actually mean?

Take a look at these fun images from the Beef Cattle Research Council to learn more about cattle and GHG emissions — and about the role different feeds and production practices play in improving them:

methane emissions

Yes, improved production practices are helping reduce the Canadian beef industry’s environmental footprint.

cattle feed efficiency

What will tomorrow’s be? The optimization of feedlot feed efficiencies is helping improve sustainability across the entire beef industry.


grasslands sequestering carbon

CRSB is involved in ongoing research into the effects of beef production on the environment.

You can read more about cattle and GHG emissions in these posts: ‘The beef industry and sustainability: how are we doing and where could we improve?’, and ‘Taking the heat off meat: the truth about GHG emissions’.