SoyChlor Transition to Lactation

leading the transition.

The freshening period should be an exciting time when dairy producers can look forward to a new generation of productive cows. But too often it can result in a financial drain when cows suffer a drop in their blood calcium and magnesium levels at calving, triggering significant losses and veterinary bills. Now you can do something about it.

Balancing the Dietary Cation Anion Difference (DCAD) has long been an effective way to prevent sub-clinical hypocalcemia. Yet adding calcium-mobilizing anions to the ration through traditional anionic salts has proven unsatisfactory due to palatability. That's not a problem with SoyChlor®.

Introduced by Landus Cooperative in 1997, SoyChlor was designed to assist pre-fresh dairy cows with DCAD balancing and reducing instances of subclinical hypocalcemia as well as clinical milk fever.

The proven consistency of SoyChlor makes inclusion of the chloride supplement in reduced-DCAD transition rations simple, safe and predictable. SoyChlor is subjected to routine third-party testing for nutrient content and the chloride content is verified every hour during manufacturing. Every manufactured lot receives at least one chloride test prior to bagging.

SoyChlor's unique ability to consistently deliver chloride while maintaining palatability has made it the preferred feed ingredient by dairy cows across the globe.

ISO 9001

The SoyChlor® manufacturing process is ISO 9001 certified. ISO 9001 is an internationally recognized quality management standard. With its ISO 9001 certification, Landus Cooperative has proven that it follows and meets the requirements of the standard.


The SoyChlor manufacturing process is also HACCP certified. HACCP certification ensures that the process is evaluated for biological, chemical, and physical hazards. This evaluation includes procurement, raw material receiving, production, storage, and shipment of product. If there are areas in the process where biological, chemical, or physical hazards could enter or exist, actions are taken to reduce or eliminate these risks. This provides greater confidence that our feed is safe.


SoyChlor holds a QS compound feed production certificate. As part of this certification, SoyChlor participates in the QS feed monitoring program. Ingredients and finished product are tested for various items including salmonella, mycotoxins, dioxins, pesticides, heavy metals and more. QS is a German standard in which the concepts of ISO 9001 and HACCP are woven together. This QS certification ensures that safe, quality feed is delivered to the animals which make up part of the food supply chain.


SoyChlor's QS certification is mutually recognized by GMP+. GMP+ has determined that the QS requirements are comparable to GMP+ requirements so they recognize our QS certification.

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