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SOP STAR COW

A cooperative approach for the control of enteric emissions from ruminants

May 2021
Gallery SOP STAR COW 1
Gallery SOP STAR COW 1
01.

Identification

SOP STAR COW is a complementary feed, that promotes the well-being of dairy cattle, by a contemporary action on the cows digestive, immune and neuroendocrine systems, to improve the quality and quantity of milk production. In addition to that, SOP STAR COWS improves the condition of the animals bedding, reducing odours and ammonia directly in the barns. SOP STAR COW has also been proven to reduce enteric emissions: methane production is reduced by over 20% and CO2 by over 18% in production animals. SOP STAR COW is a solution to improve the sustainability of dairy production by giving economic benefits to the farmers, improving milk production, in quality and quantity. In addition, SOP STAR COW has strong environmental benefits, reducing GHG emissions from dairy and odours and ammonia from the farms.

Label Date May 2021
From Italy
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Network, Visibility, Partners, Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

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Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • Low dosage required (8 g/animal, day)
  • 100% natural raw materials, feed already approved in most diciplinaries of production (such as for Grana Padano or Parmigiano Reggiano cheese)
  • -20.4% enteric methane emissions
  • -18.4% enteric CO2 emissions
  • -90% ammonia emissions from bedding/stalls
03.

The Financial benefits

  • 1.5-2x immediate payback, by virtue of improved milk production
  • -20/-40% SCC and +6.5% protein in the milk, for additional premiums
  • -50% covering materials needed for bedding/stalls
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Activity Region

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Company Profile

SOP - Save Our Planet

Since 2001, SOP researches, develops and commercializes scalable solutions for Sustainable Intensive Agriculture

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Headquarters 21052 Busto Arsizio, VA, Italy
06.

Networking Partner

European Union

The EU, through its funding programmes, supports the development of innovations and technologies that help combat climate change, protect the environment and ensure a sustainable development and growth.

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