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Definition and Purpose.

Feed Additives for Farm Animals.

A feed additive is a food supplement for farm animals that cannot obtain sufficient nutrients from regular meals provided by farmers. It includes vitamins, amino acids, fatty acids, and minerals, ensuring the animals receive a balanced diet and promoting proper growth and development.

Limited Availability of Quality Feed.

Challenges in Animal Nutrition.

Despite the benefits of higher-quality feed, most of a farm animal’s diet still comprises maize, wheat, and soybean meal due to the higher costs of quality feed. Ensuring proper nutrition becomes a challenge for farmers, impacting animal health and productivity.

Different Types for your animal

Types of feed additives

Sensory Additives

An additive that stimulates the appetite, improving the voluntary intake of a diet. Examples include feed flavors or sweeteners.

Nutritional Additives

Provides specific nutrients for an animal for optimal growth. Vitamin and amino acids fall into this category.

Zootechnical Additives

Improves the nutritional value of a diet. It doesn't give nutrients directly to the animal but through its diet. This category includes, among others, enzymes and certain photogenic