Baurs joins Elanco Animal Health in launching 2 new veterinary products in Sri Lanka

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A. Baur & Co. Ltd., pioneer in the Sri Lankan agriculture sector, once again made a milestone by introducing two new veterinary products to the Sri Lankan livestock sector on 20 February at the Cinnamon Lakeside hotel Colombo.  

A. Baur & Co. Ltd. is a Swiss company established by Alfred Baur in 1897 with a legacy of 124 years in Sri Lanka providing creative solutions to different sectors; agriculture, healthcare, consumer, industrial raw material, textile machinery and air services with the purpose of transforming Sri Lanka into a modern economy.

Baurs Animal Health Division has been providing 360 degree of complete solutions to the Sri Lankan poultry sector over three decades nurturing nutritional aspects to disease prevention and control representing world prestigious brands; Elanco Animal Health, Bioproton Australia, Evonik Germany and Optima Life Sciences. The state-of-the-art warehousing facility, well trained and experienced staff, inhouse quality control, certifications and international compliances differentiate Baurs Animal Health from the rest. 

A. Baur & Co. Ltd., joined hands together with its main principal; Elanco Animal Health, pioneer in Animal nutrition and health in the world on 20th February 2021 to launch two veterinary products as solutions for two major challenges faced by Sri Lankan poultry farmers. 

Elanco Animal Health is a global leader in animal health with nearly 70 years of animal health heritage dedicated to innovate and deliver products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, create value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders and society as a whole. 

One of the two products launched is a Anticoccidial feed additive; Maxiban 25 Kg, a product from Elanco USA for Coccidiosis and the other is Pulmotil AC; a veterinary drug for Mycoplasma Gallicepticum from Elanco UK. 

A technical session was held prior to the product launch for veterinary consultants, nutritionists and key opinion leaders of the industry while connecting technical experts from overseas online due to the current travel restrictions. 

The product launch was held in the evening with the presence of Government officials, veterinary consultants, nutritionists, key opinion leaders, feed millers and customers across the country while adhering to all the health guidelines and precautionary measures. 

A. Baur and Co. Managing Director/CEO Rolf Blaser addressed the gathering while Elanco India Managing Director - India and Bangladesh Ajith Bhadouria delivered a speech online. In addition to that Dr. Rajat Mohanty – Head of Sales – Key Accounts, and Dr. Ginesh Nair, Marketing Manager Poultry, Elanco India were also joined the session through online. 

Baurs Animal Health is a growing segment of Baurs which continues to improve the quality of life of Sri Lankan people being the most trusted value chain partner in nourishing the protein requirement of the nation.