John Collins MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

 Carmichael Lane, Mallow, Co. Cork  

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Where all quality Irish beef and dairy begins

Where all quality Irish beef and dairy begins

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daily emotions felt here! #fightlikehell #comeptition http://t.co/Zsok7wnBJt
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Lest we forget 2001 and the misery FMD brought #whereitallwentwrong http://t.co/VUsgo7oDKb
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@RTECountryWide I would love the chance to talk about my role as a practicing vet to the Irish food production success story.
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I am Siegfried & Tristan Farnan and James Herriot for the 21st century. #allcreatures https://t.co/M52HJZFgJ8
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Smaller cows, less harmful greenhouse gases?

Smaller cows, less harmful greenhouse gases?

Agriculture is responsible for an estimated 14 percent of the world's greenhouse gases. A significant portion of these emissions come from methane, which, in terms of its contribution to global warming, is 23 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. The U.S. Food and Agriculture Organization says that agricultural methane output could increase by 60 percent by 2030 [Source: Times Online]. The world's 1.5 billion cows and billions of other grazing animals emit dozens of polluting gases, including lots of methane. Two-thirds of all ammonia comes from cows.

Cows emit a massive amount of methane through belching, with a lesser amount through flatulence. Statistics vary regarding how much methane the average dairy cow expels. Some experts say 100 liters to 200 liters a day (or about 26 gallons to about 53 gallons), while others say it's up to 500 liters (about 132 gallons) a day. In any case, that's a lot of methane, an amount comparable to the pollution produced by a car in a day.

If only cars grazed grass and gave us meat and milk.......

 

 

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not my usual type of patient! https://t.co/RT1uJoKJhA
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It does exactly what it says on the bottle. Ingredients guaranteed. http://t.co/C3Ei7rMaOj
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veterinary practice is about people; always was and always will be #abetterway http://t.co/2Hr0Za7RTF
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Mallow Vets, Vet Surgeon in Mallow

Mallow Vets, Vet Surgeon in Mallow

John Collins, Vet Surgeon in Mallow, of Mallow Vets is a graduate of The Veterinary College Ireland covering all aspects of veterinary medicine.

Vet Surgeon in Mallow

I enjoy a varied caseload at Mallow Vets and love being on farm dealing with problems in real time. John is a Vet Surgeon in Mallow, click here to read more:

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