Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in beef cattle through feeding nitrate containing supplements




RAMP Carbon, Meat and Livestock Australia and the Australian Agriculture Company Pty Ltd.


The DOIC endorsed the methodology proposal on 20 March 2014.  The reasons for the DOIC's decision to endorse the methodology are published here in compliance with Section 112 (14A) of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011.

Description of methodology proposal

The methodology proposes to generate abatement by replacing urea lick blocks with nitrate lick blocks for pasture-fed beef cattle, which has the effect of reducing methane emissions from enteric fermentation.

Methodology Documents