Episode 9: How can dairy genomics fight climate change?
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Animal agriculture is often pointed to as a key contributor to climate change. But what if we could breed cattle that burp less and emit fewer greenhouse gases? Adrien Butty and Kerry Houlahan, graduate student researchers in the Department of Animal Biosciences, are working on just that. They chat with Josh and Jordan about how through selective breeding of dairy cattle (based on genomics) a solution could be just around the corner.  

Descriptive transcript available here: https://www.uoguelph.ca/oac/system/files/Episode%209%20How%20can%20dairy%20genomics%20fight%20climate%20change.txt 

Funding for this episode was provided by the W.S. (Stan) Young Memorial Communications Grant through the OAC Alumni Foundation.  

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