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SOURCE SUB-SECTOR TITLE: ENTERIC FERMENTATION Dairy Cows Mules and Asses Other Cattle Goats Sheep Laying Hens Fattening Pigs Broilers Horses Other Poultry



This chapter deals with the methane emissions from animal husbandry which originate from enteric fermentation. Methane emissions from manure management are considered under SNAP code B1050. 2 CONTRIBUTION TO TOTAL EMISSIONS Of global methane emissions, about 25 % originate from animal husbandry. These are dominated by enteric fermentation. The remaining emissions arise from rice cultivation, natural gas and oil systems, biomass burning, waste treatment, and landfills (Table 1)

Year: 2011
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