Driving Feed Cost Optimization

More Out of Less

With feed costs rising by over 30% in some regions, optimal feed efficiency has become a priority for every producer. Our solutions allow producers to deploy the right feed enzymes during least cost feed formulation and save on the most expensive nutrients: protein, energy, and phosphorus. The combined use of enzymes can deliver substantial energy and nutrient release and lower feed cost pressure.  

Learn more about feed enzymes and from which solutions your animals will benefit most. 

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Feed cost savings

Feed is a major cost factor in poultry production, so reducing feed costs per bird is a priority for every producer. Our products can help customers increase the return on their valuable investment.

Ultimately, poultry production involves converting feed into meat or eggs. The higher the feed efficiency, the lower the cost of production, and hence the higher the returns.

Higher digestibility

Feed costs can be reduced by adding enzymes which increase digestibility, with the result that the birds get more nutritional value from the same amount of feed.

RONOZYME® ProAct is a protease developed to increase protein digestibility. The Carbohydrase enzymes (RONOZYME® HiStarch, RONOZYME® WX2,000, ROXAZYME® Multigrain, ROXAZYME® VP) increase the utilization of various energy sources, while the phytase (RONOZYME® HiPhos) increase the availability of plant phosphorus – thereby reducing the need for expensive phosphorus supplementation.

Used either alone or else in tailored combinations, RONOZYME® enzymes complement the action of naturally occurring digestive enzymes to boost digestibility and feed efficiency.

Gut Health

Our products can significantly facilitate the quest to achieve optimal gut health – a fundamental factor in feed efficiency.

CRINA® Poultry Plus is an innovative blend of essential oil compounds combined with a powerfully effective organic acid. This mixture has shown to stimulate the production of digestive enzymes and to help regulating the microflora of the gut. The combined result is enhanced feed utilization.

Feed Cost Optimization Solutions

  • RONOZYME® HiPhos

    RONOZYME® HiPhos takes feed phytase to the next level. Far less inorganic phosphorous needs to be added to the diet, resulting in substantial savings on feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® ProAct

    RONOZYME® ProAct is DSM best-in-class feed protease which increases protein digestion across a range of feed ingredients, thereby reducing feed costs. RONOZYME® ProAct optimizes amino acids digestion, reduces costs, mitigates effects of feed protein variability, reduces adverse effects of anti-nutritional factors as well as improves Gastrointestinal Functionality.

  • ProAct 360™

    DSM is the first and only supplier to launch its second generation feed protease, ProAct 360™, in order to further reduce production costs, while making animal production even more sustainable.

  • RONOZYME® WX2,000

    RONOZYME® WX2,000 degrades xylans, the major antinutritional components in cereals grains, improving the release of entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® VP

    RONOZYME® VP is a multi-component enzymes product which degrade the complex cell-wall NPS structures, improving the release of entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® MultiGrain

    RONOZYME® MultiGrain is a multi-enzymes product which activities reduce intestinal viscosity while releasing entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® HiStarch

    RONOZYME® HiStarch contains a unique single alpha-amylase to unlock the energy in grain-based poultry and piglets feeds by improving starch digestion, reducing feed costs.

  • HiPhorius™

    HiPhorius™ raises the market standard for phytase technology, delivering consistent improvements in animal performance through efficient phosphorous utilization.

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Feed cost savings in swine nutrition

Feed is the largest cost of pork production. Our products enable customers to increase feed efficiency and nutrient utilization, leaving them with more funds to invest in other areas.

Extra digestive power

Swine feed is not fully digested, meaning that highly valuable nutrients are lost. Feed enzymes from DSM’s RONOZYME® range help farmers to realize this lost potential, increasing the proportion of nutrients utilized by pigs. This creates higher growth and a better return per kilo of feed.

The digestibility of feed is reduced due to antinutrients (NSPs, trypsin inhibitors, -conglicinin, phytic acid). RONOZYME® range of enzymes improves nutrient digestibility, enabling more economical rations and greater profits. Efficiency of digestion depends on microflora populations in the gut. 

Less expensive supplementation

Phosphorus is a key nutrient, but naturally available phosphorus in plants is largely undigested by swine. Usually, expensive inorganic phosphorus needs to be added into swine feed to ensure adequate growth.

Increasing the digestibility of natural plant phosphorus by feeding RONOZYME® HiPhos is a cost-effective alternative, allowing for better animal growth and more efficient utilization of feed.

Feed Cost Optimization Solutions

  • RONOZYME® HiPhos

    RONOZYME® HiPhos takes feed phytase to the next level. Far less inorganic phosphorous needs to be added to the diet, resulting in substantial savings on feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® WX2,000

    RONOZYME® WX2,000 degrades xylans, the major antinutritional components in cereals grains, improving the release of entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® VP

    RONOZYME® VP is a multi-component enzymes product which degrade the complex cell-wall NPS structures, improving the release of entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® MultiGrain

    RONOZYME® MultiGrain is a multi-enzymes product which activities reduce intestinal viscosity while releasing entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® A

    Our solution to improving starch utilization in corn- and sorghum-based diets.

  • RONOZYME® ProAct

    RONOZYME® ProAct is DSM best-in-class feed protease which increases protein digestion across a range of feed ingredients, thereby reducing feed costs. RONOZYME® ProAct optimizes amino acids digestion, reduces costs, mitigates effects of feed protein variability, reduces adverse effects of anti-nutritional factors as well as improves Gastrointestinal Functionality.

  • RONOZYME® HiStarch

    RONOZYME® HiStarch contains a unique single alpha-amylase to unlock the energy in grain-based poultry and piglets feeds by improving starch digestion, reducing feed costs.

  • HiPhorius™

    HiPhorius™ raises the market standard for phytase technology, delivering consistent improvements in animal performance through efficient phosphorous utilization.

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Improving rumen potential and feed efficiency

To get the most from a dairy cow, you must get the most from the animal’s rumen. The rumen is the engine of dairy production. With our products, you get a ‘turbo-charged engine’ and better profits.

When you feed a dairy cow, you are feeding the billions of micro-organisms in its rumen. Many factors affect the performance of the rumen. Get them right using our range of products, and you will have more productive cows with better feed efficiency. This is what we help farmers to achieve.

Fine-tuning the rumen

The rumen is populated by vital micro-organisms that digest the diet. Fine-tuning the rumen means maintaining these in an optimal state. This increases the energy and protein available to the cow from its feed.

CRINA® Ruminants is a specific blend of essential oil compounds. It is precisely formulated and proven to positively influence the micro-organisms that populate the rumen and optimize rumen performance. The result is increased milk production and reduced feed costs.

Providing extra power to increase feed efficiency

Sometimes the rumen needs a helping hand – for example, in order to extract a higher value from starchy feed.

RONOZYME® RumiStar™ is a cutting-edge feed enzyme specifically developed for dairy cows. It increases corn starch digestion, increases energy supply and allows more milk to be produced from the same feed. Greater feed efficiency means better milk efficiency and bigger farm incomes.

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Feed cost optimization

Feed is a major cost in aquaculture, and can account for >60-70% of total production costs. Therefore, improving cost effectiveness of feed is a priority for every producer and feed manufacturer, to maximize the return of investment.

Aquaculture businesses are faced with rising feed costs, which could reduce their profitability. Feed enzymes can help protect profits by enabling cost optimization and formula flexibility, as well as maximizing fish and shrimp performance.

Extracting more from less

By improving digestibility, feed enzymes are an important tool to extract more from less. This means that feed formulations can be adjusted with an optimized, or even reduced cost, without impacting feed, or animal performance.

Improving feed efficiency has a dual benefit in aquaculture. As well as aforementioned cost savings there are also benefits for water quality. Up to 80% of the total footprint of protein production comes from the feed. In this way, enzymes also contribute to a more sustainable aquaculture industry by reducing effluents, specifically nitrogen and phosphorous, which are key drivers for biodiversity change.

DSM – THE strategic partner for feed cost optimization

Utilizing cutting edge know-how and technology, and with a strong innovation mindset to build partnerships, DSM has developed a diverse feed enzyme portfolio to support the profitable growth of aquaculture, specifically:

Cost-effective or cost reduction?

Aquaculture must become more cost effective, especially during challenging economic times. This is not the same as cost cutting, which would result in a race to the bottom. Although initial investments might be needed, the cost per unit of animal protein is reduced through efficiency and productivity gains. Ultimately, the focus should not be solely on cost reduction, but instead a greater return of investment and margin over feed cost.

Feed Cost Optimization Solutions

  • RONOZYME® ProAct

    RONOZYME® ProAct is DSM best-in-class feed protease which increases protein digestion across a range of feed ingredients, thereby reducing feed costs. RONOZYME® ProAct optimizes amino acids digestion, reduces costs, mitigates effects of feed protein variability, reduces adverse effects of anti-nutritional factors as well as improves Gastrointestinal Functionality.

  • ProAct 360™

    DSM is the first and only supplier to launch its second generation feed protease, ProAct 360™, in order to further reduce production costs, while making animal production even more sustainable.

  • RONOZYME® HiPhos

    RONOZYME® HiPhos takes feed phytase to the next level. Far less inorganic phosphorous needs to be added to the diet, resulting in substantial savings on feed costs.

  • HiPhorius™

    HiPhorius™ raises the market standard for phytase technology, delivering consistent improvements in animal performance through efficient phosphorous utilization.

  • RONOZYME® HiStarch

    RONOZYME® HiStarch contains a unique single alpha-amylase to unlock the energy in grain-based poultry and piglets feeds by improving starch digestion, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® WX2,000

    RONOZYME® WX2,000 degrades xylans, the major antinutritional components in cereals grains, improving the release of entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® MultiGrain

    RONOZYME® MultiGrain is a multi-enzymes product which activities reduce intestinal viscosity while releasing entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

  • RONOZYME® VP

    RONOZYME® VP is a multi-component enzymes product which degrade the complex cell-wall NPS structures, improving the release of entrapped energy and nutrients, reducing feed costs.

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