Under Development

Sectoral Scope

15. Livestock and manure management

Development ID#



Draft Methodology Development

This proposed module to VM0041 generates carbon credits for the reduction of enteric methane and N2O emissions produced by beef cattle in the finishing stage at the feedlot from the introduction of feed additives and feed efficiency practices. The project activities for this proposed module include performance tracking and cattle sorting Improvements, feeding strategies, feed technologies, and genetic improvements.


The module was submitted by Viresco Solutions Inc. and Ajinomoto Co., Inc. It is currently at “Stage 3: Draft Methodology Development” of the VCS Methodology Development and Review Process, 4.3 (PDF).

Stakeholders interested in collaborating during methodology development or developing projects that this methodology might enable are encouraged to contact Please include the Methodology Development ID# M0199 in the subject line.