Despite advances in breeding and nutrition, persistent challenges require a thorough examination of the key factors influencing poultry growth. Diet quality and composition are emerging as critical determinants affecting both poultry development and weight gain. Another aspect is the potential presence of toxins in the diet from fungi and other microorganisms, which can significantly affect growth rates and the overall health of poultry.

Optimizing feed formulations to achieve the right balance of essential nutrients becomes even more critical when considering the potential threat of toxins. Sub-optimal feeding practices, driven by cost constraints or outdated formulations, can inadvertently expose poultry to these contaminants and compromise their ability to thrive. This underscores the importance of exploring innovative feed solutions and additives, not only to improve growth rates without compromising health or meat quality, but also to address the challenge of toxins in feed.

Drawing on XVET’s two decades of expertise in feed additives, it is clear that certain solutions not only promote robust poultry development, but also effectively address the problems associated with toxins, ensuring healthier and more productive poultry production.

Enhancing Poultry Growth Rates: A Targeted Approach

Yeast and yeast products are notable components in poultry feed additives due to their rich protein content and ability to enhance nutrient absorption. They are known to promote a robust immune system, reducing the incidence of diseases that can hamper growth. Clay minerals, particularly bentonite, are valued for their toxin-binding properties. These minerals aid in detoxifying the digestive system, mitigating the negative effects of mycotoxins present in feed.

Low growth rate, Mycotoxins, FCR, Weight gain

Acids and salts of acids contribute to maintaining a favorable pH in the digestive tract, promoting optimal enzymatic activity and nutrient utilization. Additionally, these additives create an environment that inhibits the growth of harmful bacteria while fostering the proliferation of beneficial microflora. This balance is crucial for intestinal health and, consequently, improved growth rates in poultry.

Feed management, Clay minerals, Yeast, Acids, Intestinal health, Mortality, Non-antibiotic growth promoter, Performance enhancer

The comprehensive benefits offered by these individual components collectively contribute to increased feed efficiency, improved weight gain, and reduced mortality rates in poultry. As the global demand for poultry products continues to rise, the strategic incorporation of these feed additives proves instrumental in overcoming the challenges associated with low growth rates, ensuring a sustainable and thriving poultry industry.

Turbo Grow – the multi-approach in feed additive to foster growth rates in poultry in a sustainable way.