Alltech, Agolin accomplice on eco-friendly cattle diet options

Alltech has acquired a majority curiosity in Agolin. Based in 2006 in Switzerland, Agolin has developed and produced plant-based diet options that enhance herd efficiency, profitability and sustainability, in accordance with a 2020 meta-analysis within the journal Animals.  

Agolin’s high-quality important oil blends are scientifically confirmed to optimize feed consumption and efficiency, together with improved milk and meat manufacturing. Moreover, Agolin Ruminant was the primary feed additive licensed by The Carbon Belief for methane discount in ruminants (2018). At the moment, organizations comparable to Verra and Gold Commonplace are together with it of their main worldwide local weather safety initiatives. 

“Agolin’s important oil blends are a complement to Alltech’s confirmed dietary applied sciences, comparable to Yea-Sacc and Optigen,” mentioned Mark Lyons, Alltech’s president and CEO. “Governments, shopper manufacturers and retailers are making necessary commitments to cut back their environmental affect. These commitments depend on farmers and ranchers, and we’re devoted to supporting them with one of the best out there dietary applied sciences to realize extra milk and meat whereas lowering their environmental footprint.”

The alliance between Alltech and Agolin will empower farmers and ranchers to achieve their sustainability targets whereas additionally supporting the efficiency and profitability of the cattle of their herds and provide chains. The synergistic use of Alltech and Agolin dietary applied sciences results in advantages comparable to improved animal welfare, higher feed effectivity and conversion, enhanced milk and meat manufacturing, elevated profitability, and a lowered environmental footprint, together with a lift in nitrogen effectivity. The companions will even be exploring alternatives to develop new applied sciences that carry collectively one of the best of Alltech’s confirmed diet and Agolin’s important oil blends. Agolin has a presence in Europe, Asia and North America. Alltech’s majority curiosity within the firm will increase the supply of Agolin to further markets.

“We at Agolin are delighted with this strategic alliance to develop synergistically by means of the added technical experience and international attain of Alltech,” mentioned Kurt Schaller, managing director of Agolin SA. “This represents a brand new period for our enterprise, and we sit up for breaking new floor in our trade.”

Agolin focuses on analysis and improvement to provide and market progressive feed components based mostly on plant lively elements, that are efficient and simple to make use of. Its important oil blends are backed by a powerful high quality administration system (FAMI-QS), which ensures security and ensures traceability.