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.
|Priority date||30 Jun 2005|
|Publication status||Published - 20 Apr 2006|