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Nutritional Additives
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:44:24 PM
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Organically-bound trace elements

 

BASF SE

    
        

In the past, trace elements were added to feed in the form of inorganic salts such as sulphates and oxides. Only a limited percentage was absorbed by the animal - the major part ended up in the manure, resulting in financial and environmental costs.

 

Today, organically-bound trace elements such as glycinates are commonly used in animal feeds, since they show higher bioavailability. This results in increased animal performance and better animal vitality and productivity.

  
  

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