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Feed Efficiency

Holstein cows eating

Feed efficiency is a key parameter for profitability. With high feed prices, it pays to increase feed efficiency by improving feed digestibility.

Better feed digestibility means higher milk production without a negative energy balance (NEB). NEB adversely affects health and fertility, depending on the ration energy density, feed digestibility and feed intake. Improved feed efficiency and milk yield also correlates with lower methane (CH4) emissions.

Improving feed efficiency requires a holistic approach. Digestarom® increases feed efficiency resulting in better milk yield and energy balance, whereas Levabon® improves feed digestibility by acting on the rumen.

Products

Digestarom®

Digestarom®

Digestarom® is a specifically formulated phytogenic product designed to support digestion and feed efficiency by combining unique flavoring properties with biologically active properties. Digestarom® is suitable for use in poultry, pig, ruminant, fish and shrimp feed as well as companion animal diets.

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Levabon® Rumen E

Levabon® Rumen E

Levabon® Rumen E is a spray-dried, autolyzed yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) product, produced by an internal process technology for standardized autolytic degradation of the yeast cell. This yeast product is rich in bioactive ingredients and nutrients such as nucleotides, essential amino acids, peptides, cell wall carbohydrates and B vitamins.

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