DSM in poultry nutrition

The global demand for poultry meat and eggs is growing at a phenomenal rate. The poultry sector will need to evolve and innovate in line with this demand.

Our innovative feed additives are developed to help farmers meet the challenges they face. The cutting-edge products provide a wide range of benefits: they can help increase production and productivity, improve welfare, reduce environmental impact, and enhance product quality.


  • Welfare


    Consumers expect high standards of animal welfare. Our products help farmers produce stronger birds in an environment that is healthier for them – and for us too.

  • Environment


    Livestock farmers are increasingly sensitive to the potential impact of their operations on the environment. Our products can help reduce the environmental impact of their activities.

  • Feed cost savings

    Feed cost savings

    Minor increases in feed efficiency can have a major impact on profits. Our products help increase nutrient utilization, improving efficiency and allowing greater flexibility in feed formulation.

  • Fertility & Poultry product quality

    Fertility & Poultry product quality

    Our products help chick breeders ensure that their birds have the high reproductive performance necessary to meet the demand for consistently high-quality chicks.

  • Optimal growth

    Optimal growth

    Rapid growth is a prerequisite for today’s poultry. We are at the forefront of developing feed additives that enhance birds’ growth potential.

  • Health


    The performance of poultry is fundamentally connected to their health. Our range of micronutrients helps farmers maintain their birds in great condition – which in turn increases profits.


Preferences for poultry skin and egg yolk color vary widely across different countries and markets. Our range of carotenoids allows to exercise precise control over these variables, permitting to meet the exact needs.

Bone health

Our vitamins enhance birds’ skeletal strength, for higher survival rates and fewer processing downgrades. Meat from birds with strong bones is also less likely to be affected with ‘black bone syndrome’ – consumers will enjoy.

Our Sustainability & Business Platforms

To feed 9.7 billion people by 2050, sustainably and responsibly, and within our planet’s finite resources, the time to change is now. At DSM Animal Nutrition & Health, we’re focusing our passion and expertise on 6 core sustainability & business platforms to support the livestock value chain and address the challenges facing our planet:

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Feed Talks & Stories

Discover through our Feed Talks articles, our customers stories and our employee blogs how we use science to develop innovative, cutting-edge technologies that will help transform the animal farming industry.

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