Alfalfa pellet


Alfalfa is a forage plant, the most widespread in Italy and in the world. It is an irreplaceable friend of nature, it is essential for biodiversity and enriches the soil of mineral elements. It represents a fundamental source of vegetable protein for animal husbandry, as well as being rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals. The wealth of protein alfalfa depends on the symbiosis with rhizobium, beat that colonizes the roots and transforms the nitrogen gas into organic nitrogen. Italy is a country highly suited to the cultivation of Alfalfa: in this area, due to favorable climatic conditions and soil composition, it is possible to grow alfalfa without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides or irrigation with water groundwater. Although in need of fertilizer to a lesser extent, the plant is very resistant to pests and adverse weather conditions, thus reaching the threshold of convenience without requiring herbal interventions. All these features make the alfalfa plant a respectful ecology and therefore the ideal crop for forage organic agriculture. Alfalfa is the essence of most widely used forage for hay, given the quality of the forage obtainable. Especially if dehydrated, this plant has the greatest yield in terms of protein and fiber per hectare. In addition, alfalfa brings in a more balanced way than other forage all the elements necessary minerals to the animal. Also from the point of view Supplement, organic acids and trace elements, as alfalfa is a real mine of substances, being currently the fodder that has the composition more similar to the plant in full vegetation. A diet of alfalfa is essential for the growth of healthy animals and durable and ensures the production of milk, meat and eggs of high quality.

Alfalfa pellet

The alfalfa pellet used in the food industry is characterized by some important nutritional characteristics including:

- A high protein value;
- Low in fiber (NDF);
- A more suitable pH favorable to the synthesis of milk;
- Contains organic calcium, beta-carotene, choline and vitamin E;
- Contains crude protein.

Thanks alfalfa pellet for livestock will have a high output with less recourse to the use of concentrated feed.

What are the advantages of using alfalfa pellet?

Surely the cost of animal feed, but also a limitation in the appearance of metabolic problems, first of all ruminal acidosis. All the company's products Agricole Forte contain alfalfa among which we recommend Alfalfa Mille Foglie, alfalfa pellet forage with excellent nutritional value, ideal for the formulation of balanced diets intended for feeding to dairy cattle, sheep and goats high production.
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Nutritional values

(average values, as sampled basis)
Moisture < 13%  
Crude protein > 20%
NDF (Neutral Detergent Fibre) NDF < 45%
ADL (Acid Detergent Lignin) NDF < 9%
ADF/NDF Ratio > 78%
Milk feed units kg > 0,85
Omega-3 g/kg > 10
Omega-6 g/kg < 5

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10 reasons to choose:

Insures a good milk

The high contents of proteins and beta-carotene makes our alfalfa ideal for dairy cattle.

Make best production

The best results can be achieved by using our alfalfa as supplement of low quality roughages.

Improves animals health

The high contents of organic Calcium, beta-carotene, coline and vitamin E improves cow's health and fertility.

Is safer than hay

Compared with hay, the risk of contaminations from undesired fermentation products and micotoxins is lowered.

Is cheap

It allows to fulfil high producing with a lower using of soibean protein and other supplements.

Is easy to use

The pre-cutted product can be easily mixed into daily rations, reducing preparation times.

Is easy to stored

Easy to move and to store, needs little spaces in magazines and not lose weight during storage time.

Has a stable high quality

The chemical composition of alfalfa is stable and this reduces the necessity to reform cattle diets.

Is an italian product OGM FREE

Obtaind by using only certicate seeds of ecotypes of the Po Delta zone OGM FREE

Certifiecated quality

The product and the chain traceability are certificated to guarantee a total transparency.

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