Patent Number: 6,251,879

Title: Delivery system for antimethanogenic agents

Abstract: A delivery system is provided to reduce methane production in animals or to improve the weight gain of an animal. Embodiments include a delivery system comprising a volatile and/or water soluble antimethanogenic agent with cyclodextrin or a cyclodextrin-like compound.

Inventors: May; Christopher (Heidelberg Heights, AU), Payne; Alan Lindsay (Beaumaris, AU), Stewart; Philip Laurence (Eltham, AU), Edgar; John Alexander (Carlton, AU)

Assignee: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

International Classification: A23K 1/00 (20060101); A61K 31/02 (20060101); A61K 47/48 (20060101); A61K 031/715 (); A61K 009/52 (); A61K 009/62 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018