$27 million to stop cows farting

Apparently livestock are the third largest producers of carbon emissions in this country so in order to meet the climate change targets set by the government, they have decided to spend $27m to prevent the expulsion of methane from the bowels of cows and sheep into the atmosphere.

Now there are probably more ruminants in this country than people and I have a solution.  Instead of trying to prevent the production of the gas by tampering with their feed or altering their DNA, how about we harvest it by sticking a hose up their rear ends, collecting the gas in tanks and using it to provide electricity to the urban areas.

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