Swine

DSM Vitamin Supplementation Guidelines 2016 for Animal Nutrition

Swine

Added per kg air-dry feed

Category/Phase Duration Vit. A Vit. D3(2) 25OHD3 (Hy*D)(2) Vit. E(3) Vit. K(Menadione) Vit. B1 Vit. B2 Vit. B6 Vit. B12(7) Niacin d-Panto thenic acid Folic acid Biotin Vit. C (8)(9) Choline ß-carotene
    I.U. I.U. mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg mg
Fattening pigs
Pre-starter
<5 kg 10.000-20.000 1800-2000 0,05 100-150(4) 8-10 3,5-5,5 10-15 6-8 0,05-0,07 60-80 30-50 1,5-3 0,30-0,50 200-250 500-800  
Starter 5-30 kg 10.000-15.000 1800-2000 0,05 100-150 5-6 3-5 10-15 6-8 0,04-0,06 35-55 25-45 1,5-2,5 0,30-0,50 100-200 250-400  
Grower 30-70 kg 7000-10.000 1500-2000 0,05 60-100(5) 2-4 2-3 7-10 2,5-4,5 0,03-0,05 20-40 25-45 1-1,5 0,15-0,30   150-300  
Finisher 70 kg to market 5000-8000 1000-1500 0,05 60-100(5) 2-4 1-2 6-10 2-3,5 0,03-0,05 20-40 25-45 0,5-1 0,10-0,20   100-200  
Breeders
Replacement gilts
  10.000-12.500 1800-2000 0,05 80-100 2-3,5 1-2 6-10 5-8 0,03-0,05 25-35 15-30 3,5-5,5 0,30-0,50 200-300 250-500  
Sows Gestation/Lactation 10.000-15.000 1500-2000 0,05 100-150(6) 4,5-5 2-2,5 6-10 3,5-5,5 0,03-0,05 30-45 35-40 3,5-5,5 0,50-0,80 200-300 500-800 300(10)
Boars   10.000-15.000 1500-2000 0,05 100-150 4,5-5 1-2 6-10 3,5-5,5 0,03-0,05 30-45 20-30 3,5-5,5 0,50-0,80 200-500 500-800  

(2) Local legal limits need to be observed
(3) When dietary fat is higher than 3% then add 5 mg/kg feed for each 1% dietary fat
(4) For optimum immune function increase level up to 250 mg/kg
(5) For optimum meat quality increase level up to 250 mg/kg for 90 to 120 days before slaughter
(6) For optimum piglet health increase level up to 250 mg/kg during late pregnancy and lactation
(7) Use upper level when cobalt is supplemented at very low levels or removed
(8) Recommended in stress condition and to enhance reproductive performance in breeders
(9) Use ROVIMIX® STAY-C® 35 for reducing losses during processing
(10) For improved sow fertility the suggested level must be fed per animal per day immediately after weaning until confirmed conception

 

Conversion Factors

Vitamin activity (active substance) Conversion factor from active substance to vitamin form
1 IU Vitamin A (retinol) 0,344 μg Vitamin A acetate (retinyl acetate)
1 IU Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 0,025 μg Vitamin D3
1 μg 25OHD3 40 IU Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
1,0 mg Vitamin E (tocopherol) 1,0 mg DL- α-Tocopheryl acetate
1,0 mg Vitamin K3 (menadione) 2,0 mg Menadione Sodium Bisulfite (MSB)
2,3 mg Menadione Nicotinamide Bisulfite (MNB)
1,0 mg Vitamin B1 (thiamine) 1,088 mg Thiamine mononitrate
1,12 mg Thiamine hydrochloride
1,0 mg Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 1,215 mg Pyridoxine hydrochloride
1,0 mg d-Pantothenic acid 1,087 mg Calcium d-pantothenate
2,174 mg Calcium dl-pantothenate
1,0 mg Biotin 1 mg D-Biotin
1,0 mg Vitamin C 1 mg L-Ascorbic acid
1,0 mg Choline 1,15 mg Choline chloride

Click in the species below to see the Optimum Vitamin Nutrition Guidelines

Broilers: Starter, Grower, Finisher.

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

Turkeys: Starter, Grower, Finisher.

Turkey breeders: Starter, Grower, Layers and male breeders

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

Fattening Pigs: Pre-starter, Starter, Grower, Finisher.

Breeders: Replacement gilts, Sows, Boars

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

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

Dogs and cats

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

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