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Novus MAAC

In 2008, Albion were the first company to launch a new generation of Metal Amino Acid Chelates (MAAC) using glycine as the chelating amino acid.  Glycine is a naturally occurring amino acid with the lowest molecular weight.  The use of glycine enabled a stable, low molecular weight molecule to be produced with a defined structure which could be measured quantitatively.  In 2010, Novus purchased Albion's Animal Nutrition division to add MAAC to their range of feed additives for ruminant livestock. 
Novus have approval under EU Regulation 479/2006 to supply:
  • Copper Glycine Chelate (MAAC Copper-16)
  • Iron Glycine Chelate (MAAC Iron-16)
  • Manganese Glycine Chelate (MAAC Manganese-16)
  • Zinc Glycine Chelate (MAAC Zinc-20)
Replicated trials have reported significant improvements for the MAACs over inorganic mineral salts for milk production, fat and protein yields, and in key reproductive indicators including services per conception, open days and pregnancy rate.

This range of MAAC continues Novus's technical expertise in supplying bioavailable minerals benefitting animal health and production.

Full Novus Product List:

Novus Chelated Animal Feed Additives   Novus Chelated Liquid Animal Feed Additives
MAAC Copper-16   MAAC Copper 6% Liquid
MAAC Iron-16   MAAC Manganese 6% Liquid
MAAC Manganese-16   MAAC Zinc 8.5% Liquid
MAAC Zinc-20    
MAAC Nutrisol    

MAAC is a registered trade mark of Novus International

Why choose us?

Thomson & Joseph have over 68 years experience in customer service and the provision of agricultural, industrial chemical and pharmaceutical products. Over the years we have developed strong relations with international key producers including OCM, Novus International, 5N Plus, Landus Cooperative, Albion Plant Nutrition and BioAg.
Our team are highly qualified to provide support in the agricultural, chemical, pharmaceutical and biological fields. As a company we are accredited to ISO 9001:2015 quality assurance scheme, FACTS (Fertiliser Advisers Certification and Training Scheme) and FEMAS (Feed Materials Assurance Scheme). We have staff who are members of Society of Chemical Industry (SCI); British Society of Animal Science; British Nutritional Foundation; Nutrition Society; Society of Biology and the British Grassland Society.
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We are an independent business who pride ourserlves on our customer service, having been established in 1951 we have continued to maintain our strong and personal customer relationships. We have also been accredited to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard since 1994.

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