Improved Ruminant Feeding

Robert John Wallace (Inventor), Charles Newbold (Inventor), Tracy Ann Wood (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present invention relates to the reduction of methane production in ruminants and/or improved meat and/or milk production. In particular the present invention relates to the use of encapsulated organic acid(s), especially fumaric acid to decrease methane production in ruminants. There is also provided a ruminant feed composition which comprises encapsulated fatty acid(s), especially fumaric acid for use in decreasing methane production by ruminants. Such uses and compositions may also or alternatively lead to increased body mass and/or milk production by the ruminants.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2006040537
Priority date30 Jun 2005
Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2006


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