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DSM in Animal Nutrition & Health

DSM Vitamin Supplementation Guidelines 2016 for Animal Nutrition

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Ruminants

Category/Phase Vit. A Vit. D3(2) Vit. E(5) Vit. K3 (Menadione) Vit. B1 Vit. B2 Vit. B6 Vit. B12 Niacin d-Panto thenic acid Folic acid Biotin Vit. C Choline ß-carotene
  I.U. I.U. mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg
Calves, milk replacer(1)
0-3 months
20000-32000 1400-1800 100-150 1-1,5 2,5-5 2,5-4,5 2,5-4,5 0,04-0,08 9-18 7-9 0,2-0,3 0,05-0,10 250-500 500-750 100(13)
Heifers(2)
Rearing
20000-40000 2500-4000 500                 10-20(11)     300-500(14)
6-4 wks before calving 60000-75000 15000-20000 1000-3000                 20(11)     500-1000(15)
Beef cattle(2)
Growing
25000-50000 6000-9000 200-300   60-250(9)             10-20(11)      
Fattening & finishing 40000-80000 5000-7000 500-2000(6)   60-250(9)             10-20(11)      
Beef cows(2) 40000-70000 5000-10000 300-500                 20(11)     300-500(14)
Dairy cows(2)
Far off & Close-up(3)
80000-100000 25000-30000 1000-4000(7)                 20(12)     500-1000(16)
Transition(4) 80000-100000 25000-30000 1000-4000(7)           5000-10000(10)     20(12)     500-800(17)
Lactation 100000-150000 25000-40000 600-1000(8)           5000-10000(10)     20(12)     300-500(18)
Breeding bulls(2) 50000-80000 5000-10000 300-500                 20(11)      
Sheep & Goats(2) 5000-10000 400-600 200-600                 5(12)     30-50

(1) Added per kg Calf Milk Replacer powder (2) Supplementary amount per animal per day (3) Far off: from 8 to 3 weeks before calving; Close-up: from 3 weeks before calving to calving (4) Transition: from 4-3 weeks before calving to 3-4 weeks after calving (5) Local legal limits need to be observed (6) Upper level for improved color shelf-life, 100 to 120 days pre-slaughter (7) Upper level from 21 days pre-partum until 28 days post-partum (8) Upper level for optimum udder health (9) Upper level for cattle on high concentrate rations (10) From 2 weeks before parturition until peak lactation (11) For optimum hoof health and optimum meat marbling (12) For optimum hoof health and milk yield (13) For 2 weeks after colostral period (14) 6-8 weeks before 1st insemination/mating when intake of green forage is low (15) Lower level 8 weeks before 1st calving; upper level 4 weeks before 1st calving when intake of green forage is low (16) Lower level during entire dry period (Far off and Close-up); upper level 3-4 weeks before calving (close-up only) (17) 500-800 mg from 3 to 4 weeks before calving and 300-500 mg from 4 to 6 week after calving (18) Dry and fresh: beginning during the dry period until pregnancy is confirmed

BROILERS V2

Broilers

Broilers: Starter, Grower, Finisher
Broiler breeders: Starter/Grower (Pullets), Layers and male breeders

TURKEYS-V2

Turkeys

Turkeys: Starter, Grower, Finisher
Turkey breeders: Starter, Grower, Layers and male breeders

LAYERS-V2

Layers & other poultry

Hens and Duck layers, Layers breeders, Ducks and Geese, Partridges, Quails and pheasants, Ostrich and Emu

SWINE-V2

Swine

Fattening Pigs: Pre-starter, Starter, Grower, Finisher
Breeders: Replacement gilts, Sows, Boars

RUMINANTS-V2

Ruminants

Calves, milk replacer, Heifers, Beef cattle, Beef cows, Dairy cows, Breeding bullsm Sheep & Goats

FISH-V2

Fish & shrimps

Salmon / Trout, Carp/Tilapia/Cat-fish, Eels, Seabream/Seabass, Shrimp

HORSES-V2

Horses & Others

Foals, Leisure horses, Race horses, Mares and Stallions, Rabbits, Mick & Foxes

PETS-V2

Companion animals

Dogs and cats