Ludhiana 29 November 2020-Dr. Jasmine Kaur, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana participated in the 2-day International Webinar on “Climate Smart Livestock and Poultry Production through Nutritional Interventions”. The webinar was organized by Directorate of Centre for Animal Production Studies, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.

The research paper presented by Dr. Jasmine Kaur on “In vitro nutrient utilization and methane production potential of diets containing rice gluten meal” co-authored by Dr. Manpreet and Dr. J.S. Hundal bagged “Best Presentation Award” among the papers presented by renowned scientists from various institutes.

The focus of the research paper was rice gluten meal which is a starch industry byproduct. Its incorporation in the diet as a substitute of conventional protein sources has shown promising results in terms of reduced methane production.

It is pertinent to mention that vet varsity is doing extensive work in developing nutritional interventions/strategies of methane mitigation from ruminants for clean meat and milk production. This will help to reduce emission of greenhouse gases from the livestock for sustainable animal production. Dr. A.P.S Sethi, Head, Department of Animal Nutrition congratulated the team for their hard work.