Projects can be tailored at local community level
Mootral’s CowCredits are the world’s first carbon credits that address methane emissions from enteric fermentation
Fully traceable back to the actual farm deploying the technology
On global GHG reductions and global warming
In 2015, the UN launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, to address global challenges, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, and peace and justice.
Mootral does not only help to reduce methane emissions from cattle. Mootral Ruminant can also increase animal performance as well as the overall health and well-being of the animal.
Mootral is building partnerships between all stakeholders of the value chain – from the farm to the consumer – to make climate smart consumption a reality.
As such it contributes to the following SDGs:
Project type: Livestock – Enteric methane
Project location: United Kingdom
Project status: Operational
Annual CO2 reduction: 1 tonne per cow
The world’s first carbon credits from enteric methane reduction were issued under the VERRA standard from this carbon project in the UK.
The news has gathered wide media attention, from CNN, Bloomberg, Forbes, FeedNavigator and many more!
The UK CowCredit Project is open to include more farms and their dairy cows in the UK.
Mootral and agricultural partners have worked together to shape a future which creates climate-smart solutions. This CowCredit project supports agricultural businesses to reduce emissions from UK dairy farms and industries. Mootral is a global solution that benefits farmers, businesses, consumers – as well as the planet.
The project introduces Mootral® feed into dairy cattle diet aiming to reduce methane (CH4) emissions from enteric fermentation by direct inhibition of methanogens in the rumen. Mootral’s patented complementary feed based on garlic and citrus extract; this combination has been shown to synergistically work together in helping animal health/welfare and productivity whilst also reducing methane emissions in dairy cows.