Antibiotics in cattle mean more methane in manure

Scientists say that antibiotics in cattle “boost methane production in cow pats — apparently by favoring antibiotic-resistant, methane-producing organisms in the gut,” says the BBC. “The researchers say it’s proof that antibiotic use on farms has unintended, cascading effects on the environment.” In a paper, the scientists say 1.8 times as much methane, a powerful… » Read More

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