Inspired by kangaroos, ProAgni wants to wean the livestock farming industry off antibiotics

ProTect S for sheep © ProAgni

Australia’s ProAgni is making grain-feed supplements to improve livestock growth, negate antibiotic use and even reduce methane emissions, all based on kangaroo gut health research

Farmers around the world give antibiotics to their livestock to ward off disease and promote growth, but this can lead to other health side effects, including antibiotic-resistance. Australian startup ProAgni tackles that problem with a prebiotic solution that fortifies the bacteria in the livestock’s digestive system, preventing disease and supporting growth.
And as more consumers demand antibiotic-free meat, ProAgni is confident that farmers will use its products and eventually stop using antibiotics. According to ProAgni CEO and co-founder Lachlan Campbell, the idea came from research in...
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