What Is AGRADO® Plus 2.0?
AGRADO® Plus 2.0 is a granular feed ingredient that contains a proprietary blend of synergistic antioxidants in combination with a free metal chelator. Its proprietary blend of antioxidants delivers superior efficacy for both animal - and plant - sourced fats, protects key ingredients such as vitamins from oxidation, and reduces harmful reactive oxygen species that can negatively impact animal health and productivity. Its metal chelator deactivates free metal ions that act as pro-oxidants and radically increase the rate of oxidation.
With its unique formulation, AGRADO® Plus 2.0 provides three primary benefits to the dairy producer.
Oxidation is the irreversible reaction of oxygen with fats, vitamins, pigments and proteins that lead to their destruction. Several factors can affect the rate of oxidation.
AGRADO® Plus 2.0 successfully decreases the rate of oxidation in a broad spectrum of commonly used fat sources. This ensures the animal receives the full energy value of feed. Additionally, AGRADO® Plus 2.0 has a sparing effect on key fat soluble vitamins such as A and E.
The presence of oxygen and reactive oxygen species (ROS) are extremely toxic to rumen bacteria, particularly those involved in fiber digestion and biohydrogenation of fatty acids. AGRADO® Plus 2.0 helps remove peroxides allowing for optimized fiber digestion and milk fat production. This benefit allows for a greater level of fat to be fed without it becoming toxic to the rumen and affecting production.
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