Key facts about zinc
Zinc in a nutshell
Zinc is an essential trace element in animal feed and therefore worth taking a closer look to its’ special characteristics: The many functions of zinc indicate the importance of a needs-based care for the health, fertility and performance of animals. Eyes, bones, liver and hair are especially rich in zinc.
There is no need to overzinc
Zinc in poultry
Zinc is a trace element indispensable for poultry. It plays an important role in many metabolic processes and helps in the development of skin, feathers, eggshell and bones. It is essential for growth as well as reproduction and forms part of some antioxidant enzymes like superoxide dismutase.
How oxidation can affect eggs quality?
It is well described in scientific literature how oxidized raw materials and feedstuffs could negatively influence egg quality.
By the use of the proper mixture and quantity of antioxidants in the right moment, those oxidation processes that occurs specially in oils, fats and high energy feedstuffs could be avoid.
It’s all about eggs!
The health of hens is of central importance for a high laying performance and a strong eggshell.
The liver plays an important role in this, as it performs a variety of vital functions. All nutrients are transported via the blood from the digestive tract to the liver, where they are stored, transformed or transported further.
Training by MIAVIT
In the next session of our feed management training, we will talk about major differences which exist among sheep farms around the world as sheep production has a variety of production models allowing it to adapt to various contexts.
Organic and inorganic acids in powder form
Feed, Stomach, Gut
MiaAcid-products are highly efficient and cover a broad range of purposes in feed hygiene and gut health. Each product is designed to deliver the highest possible concentration of acids and focuses on a specific application. The products are suitable to be used in premixtures, feed mills or on farm side. Depending on your challenge, you will find the right solution within the MiaAcid product portfolio.
Botanicals, same same but different
Natural is always better! This is the common opinion of many consumers when it comes to the use of additives such as essential oils, flavours and extracts. But what do these three terms actually mean and is it really true that “chemical” is bad? To answer this question, let’s consider the example of the increasingly popular essential oils and aromas.
MiaTrace Se for ruminants
Did you know, that …. a high percentage of inorganic sodium selenite is reduced to non-absorbable elementary selenium by the rumen microbiota? This can easily cause a selenium deficiency and lead to a higher incidence of infectious diseases, reduced fertility and performance as selenium is critical for immunity and nutrient metabolism.
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