ASGGN Discussion Forum: Proxies for Enteric Methane Emissions of RuminantS  Programme Outline 

 

BLOCK 1 
PROXIES OF THE RUMEN
18.00 – 19.10 UTC 
 
INTRODUCTION DISCUSSION FORUM 
 
Speaker 1: RICCARDO BICA 
Potential of rumen metabolites as proxies for ruminant methane emissions.  

Speaker 2: ARJAN JONKER 
Rumen volatile fatty acids for ranking CH4 yield in sheep.  

PITCH: RICHARD WILLIAMS
Ruminal VFA to predict methane yield.

 

DISCUSSION 
10 minutes   

 

Speaker 3: OSCAR GONZÁLEZ-RECIO 
The microbiome as a proxy for methane. How it compares to other proxies. 

Speaker 4: RAINER ROEHE 
Host genomic parameters of the rumen microbiome composition and methane emissions. 

Speaker 5: NICOLA LAMBE 
Could rumen volumes measured by CT scanning help to breed sheep with lower methane emissions? 

DISCUSSION 
10 minutes 

 

 

BLOCK 2 
MILK PHENOTYPES AND FAECAL METHANOGEN PROFILES.  
19.10 – 19.50 UTC 

Speaker 1: AMÉLIE VANLIERDE 
Adding information to milk MIR spectra to estimate CH4 emissions.  

PITCH: SUZANNE ROWE 
Differences in milk composition associated with enteric methane emissions.  

Speaker 2GHADER MANAFIAZAR 
Association between faecal methanogen species with methane production and grazed forage intake from beef heifers. 
 
DISCUSSION 
20 minutes 

 
 

BLOCK 3 
MEASURING METHANE ROUTINELY. 
19.50 – 21.00 UTC 

 

Speaker 1: HUTTON ODDY 
Portable accumulation chambers for estimating methane production by sheep   
Speaker 2: LIFENG DONG 
Measuring methane emissions from dairy cows using GreenFeed in China. 

Speaker 3FILIPPO MIGLIOR 
Canadian efforts to decrease methane emissions in dairy cattle.    

Speaker 4: ENYEW NEGUSSIE 
Proxies for methane and proxy-based machine learning prediction in dairy cattle.

 

DISCUSSION 
25 minutes 

 

 

 

 

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