Category

Sub category

Methane emission
(g CH4 /kgDMI)

Corresponding MCR as % of GE

Crossbred

All Category

16

4.8

Indigenous male

0-1yr

17

5.0

1-3yrs

20

5.4

Breeding

20

6.0

Working

20

6.0

Breed+Wor k

20

6.0

Nothing

16

4.8

Indigenous Female

All Category

16

4.8

Buffalo

0-1yr

10

3.0

1-3yrs

13

3.9

Adults (Dairy+Nondairy)

18

5.4

Table 3: Methane conversion rate taken for the estimation of methane from Indian Bovine.