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Increased adoption of existing animal health, husbandry, feed, and management technologies and best practices could lower livestock emissions by as much as 30%.

Research has found that cattle disease can increase GHG emissions by up to 24% per unit of milk and 113% per beef carcass.

A fall in livestock disease of 10 percentage points is associated with an 800 million tonne decrease in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, equivalent to the emissions of 117 million Europeans

When 20% of poultry globally are affected by disease each year, 8.6% more land is estimated to be necessary to maintain expected production levels