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This consultation ended 15 November 2022.

Consultation period:
23 August 2022 to 15 November 2022
Last updated:

Summary of outcome

The summary of responses is now available on GOV.UK.

Original consultation

We want your views on using feed products to reduce methane emissions from livestock.

Consultation description

UK government wants to understand your views on the use of feed products which can reduce methane emissions from livestock. This is in agreement with the devolved governments of Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

The draft proposals will consider:

  • how farmers and agri-businesses can increase adoption of this technology to support more sustainable protein production
  • questions of awareness and perception
  • the current role of feed additives within our farming systems, and
  • potential barriers which would prevent the introduction of methane suppressing feed products

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