Finished feed is incomplete in the absence of supplemented vitamins and minerals. Most feedstuffs are rich in protein and energy, but lack sufficient amounts of trace elements or certain vitamins. Additionally, the availability of different nutrients in feedstuffs vary considerably. A premix can be added to animal diets in order to achieve the sufficient level of vitamins and minerals and prevent birds from becoming malnourished.
The balance of minerals and vitamins is important for optimizing diet compositions and meeting the demands of modern animal production. Consequently, the right premix plays a crucial role in supporting:
Vitamins and other micro-nutrients are essential for the life and well-being of animals. Thanks to its intense engagement in research, innovation and development, dsm-firmenich Vitamins and other feed additives consistently contribute to achieving the best balance between Handling, Mixability, Stability and Bioavailability, depending on the specific application challenges that each nutrient may face.