Balancius® unlocks hidden potential by blocking hidden threats

Break down dead bacterial cell debris to allow birds to better digest and absorb nutrients.

Poultry production faces increasing challenges. With so many factors in optimizing production, it can be difficult to meet all of these challenges while maintaining profitability.

Some challenges aren’t just easy to overlook — they’re hidden altogether.

Together, DSM and Novozymes have created Balancius®, an innovative feed ingredient that overcomes hidden problems that hinder broiler performance.

Improved Feed Conversion

Breaks down peptidoglycans to improve nutrient utilization.

Better Uniformity

Improves feed intake, growth and performance.

Drier Litter

Increases water absorption to improve litter quality.

Balancius® is the first and only feed ingredient of its kind.

Perhaps the greatest hidden threats are in the gut, where peptidoglycans (PGNs) may impact the health and growth of poultry by potentially impeding normal digestive processes. PGNs may be robbing your poultry of efficient digestion and your operation of profits right now. They go undetected, secretly chipping away at normal broiler digestive processes.

Balancius® is the first and only broiler feed ingredient designed to unlock the hidden potential in gastrointestinal functionality by overcoming the problems that may be associated with PGNs.

Balancius® leads to improved nutrient utilization.

Through its unique mode of action, Balancius® helps optimize nutritional absorption and digestion, so broilers get more from their feed. This patented technology is a novel microbial muramidase discovered and developed to help hydrolyze peptidoglycans.

By breaking down PGNs from bacterial cell debris in the intestinal tract, Balancius® provides additional nutrients to the bird that would normally be lost, leading to better animal performance and welfare.


Balancius® is proven to enhance animal performance.

In more than 50 studies completed throughout the world, Balancius® has been shown to significantly improve feed conversion when fed at 25,000 FTU/g.

The results of the studies are mirrored in the field. Balancius® is used by some of the biggest and most progressive poultry companies in the U.S. It has been shown to improve feed conversion by 2–4 points and capture additional benefits, including keeping litter drier, improving uniformity and supporting gastrointestinal functionality.

Better gut health leads to better results.

When you improve nutrient digestibility, your birds get more nutrition that supports growth. Learn how the growth of your broilers leads to the growth of your production.

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