About Us

Agrovyzkum Rapotin Ltd.

Agrovyzkum Rapotin Ltd., was founded in 2004, is located in the picturesque landscape at the foothills of Jeseniky Mountains. It focuses on the 60-year tradition of the parent organization Research Institute for Cattle Breeding, Ltd.

The research activity is aimed at solving current issues related to nutrition, breeding, reproduction and welfare of animals, likewise the environment and quality of animal and plant production. Cattle breeding and more than nine hundred hectares of farmland (including about three hundred hectares of pastures) provides sufficient experimental and technical facilities.

Laboratory analyses and testing are provided by the private Accredited Testing Laboratory No.1340. Testing of animal nutrition and feed is carried out in the accredited experimental animal stable (Authorization for the use of test animals - Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic No. 29998/2018-MZe17214).

The company's strategy is based on the plan of long-term conceptual development of research organization, which aims to strengthen international cooperation with reputable institutions to improve competitiveness and achieve excellent significant results of research and development which will be applicable in practice.

HRS4R/HR Award

On 18 December 2019, Agrovyzkum Rapotin Ltd. subscribed to the principles enshrined in the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. The aim of research institution is to obtain the HR AWARD Certificate, which is awarded by the European Commission to research institutions that implement the HRS4R Strategy (The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers). The HR Excellence in Research Award is a means of public acknowledgement for research institutions which are committed to creating quality working conditions, promoting professional development and transparent procedures for recruitment of researchers.

On 4 October 2021 the company received this award.

Cattle Research Journal

Agrovyzkum Rapotin Ltd. is the publisher of the peer-reviewed professional bulletin Vyzkum v chovu skotu / Cattle Research, which is published four times a year. More information can be found on the journal's separate website.