During the 7th Steering Comittee, the Life Green Sheep team visited the NEIKER experimental farm and discovered diverse and innovative practices, including:

  • Regenerative Grazing: Implementation of planned rotational practices to enhance soil health and fertility, grass production and carbon sequestration.
  • Nutritional Strategies: Implementing specific feeding practices to lower enteric methane emissions, including the use of cold-pressed oilseed cakes and anti-methanogenic additives.
  • Sustainable Agriculture: Testing regenerative practices such as direct sowing and organic fertilization to improve soil quality and sustainability.
  • Animal breeding: to improve milk yield potential, but also milk quality, udder morphology, and starting to work also on efficiency and enteric emission.
  • Animal Health and Welfare: health and welfare protocols to maintain high sanitary and welfare standards, and low disease rates.

These experiments aim to balance productivity with environmental sustainability.

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