Borregaard LignoTech is a leader in bypass protein technology, supplying the European and North American markets for over 30 years. Our products SoyPass and RaPass feature high levels of undegradable, yet highly digestable protein that are perfect for today's ration balancing programmes.
Soyabean meal is well known as a high value vegetable protein source for animal feeds. During digestion, however, some of this valuable protein is broken down in the rumen of the cow, far too early in the digestive system for the high yielding dairy cow to fully utilise it.
Bypass protein products overcome this problem by protecting the protein while in the rumen, but allowing it to be fully digested within the small intestine. Consequently, better utilisation of the essential amino acids occurs resulting in improved milk production.
The digestion process of a ruminant animal:
In the USA, SoyPass is manufactured for and sold by LignoTech USA. In Europe, SoyPass and RaPass are manufactured and sold by our approved licensees. All of our bypass proteins are produced according to our strict quality requirements, and are among the most consistent bypass proteins on the market.