Advantages Of Feed Additives

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Commercially available feed additives for poultry and livestock Feed additives Food supplement for the animals that cannot get enough nutrients from regular meals For example vitamins ,a,b,c,d,e,k,amino acids,preservatives,essential fatty acids emulsifiers and essential micro minerals. If the animal not contain specific nutrient in its diet then it may not grow properly. Nutritional values of feeds not influenced only on nutrient content,but also on the other factors. Types of feed additives Sensory additives Stimulate the appetite,improve voluntary intake For example feed flavors Nutritional additives Used for optimal growth For example vitamins amino acids Zootechnical additives Improve the nutritional values For example enzymes and certain…show more content…
o P play role in muscle contraction,energy production and appetite. o Mn play role in milk production and skeleton development. o Mg play role in metabolism of carbohydrate,lipid and protein. o K,Na and Cl maintain acid:base balance and body fluid. o Co is required for the microorganisms in ruminants and aids in rumen synthesis of Vitamin B12. Vitamins Vitamin B12 is needed for cell growth, energy metabolism and wool production. Vitamin A play role in healthy skin Vitamin E play role in normal reproduction. Vitamin K necessary for the maintenance of normal blood coagulation. Vitamin D is necessary in normal bone formation. Enzyme as Feed Additives All enzyme feed additives are considered under the regulation by the FDA.Enzyme used to remove anti-nutritional factor from feed and increase the digestibility of existing nutrient. Antibiotics: These decreases the no of bacteria in the gut and increase the availability of nutrient to…show more content…
In order to reach uniform homogenization with feed, it is recommended to mix the measured quantity of the preparation (calculated on the basis of the prescribed dose) on stages in the following order: up to 10 kg feed; up to 100 kg feed; and up to 1000 kg complete feed.) SPECIES Salinomycin sodium ppm Sacox 120 microGranulate g/ton feed Max. age Chickens for fattening 60 – 70 500 – 583 - Chickens reared for laying 50 417 12 weeks PACKAGING 25 kg PE-lined multi-layer paper bags, 750 kg bags. STENOROL® 0.6% (halofuginone) COMPOSITION Halofuginone hydrobromide 6 g Excipients 1 kg DOSAGE SPECIES Halofuginone, ppm Stenorol, g/ ton feed Chickens for fattening 2 – 3 333 – 500 Chickens reared for laying up to 16 weeks of age 2 – 3 333 – 500 Turkeys up to 12 weeks of age 2 – 3 333 – 500 PACKAGING 25 kg PE-lined multi-layer paper

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