FOR NUTRITION, HYGIENE AND HEALTH OF PLANTS, ANIMALS AND HUMANS
Ms Frédérick Bussy, Olmix Group’s For Vet Specialist, describes how specific biological algae extracts can play a vital role when it comes to chick management in the farm.
As part of the GENIALG project, Olmix Group has been involved in a recent scientific study that sheds light on successful natural processes to extract chlorophylls from Ulva spp. from 2 different European biomasses. The research was developed in collaboration between Olmix, ALGAplus and University of Aveiro and has been published in Separation and Purification Technology Journal.
Improving feed efficiency is one of the aspects of precision feeding, for which the use of in-feed solutions has proven its interest.
Seaweed contains ‘sulphated polysaccharides’ – components that are not found in plants, yeast or microalgae. Yet animals do react well to them. Combining sulphated polysaccharides from green and red algae, a new strategy has seen the light that can help weaner pigs in programmes without antibiotics.
Recent research by University of Novi Sad, Serbia, shows that keeping good environmental conditions in farrowing unit is the key to decrease mortality rates of piglets in the farm.
A combination of algae extracts and clay minerals has shown to increase natural enzymatic digestion in the small intestine, a key factor for optimal nutrient utilisation. Here we share some recent data on pigs from a trial performed by INRA.
A desire to provide natural alternatives to agricultural additives led to the creation of Olmix Group in Bréhan, at the heart of Brittany, in 1995. In 20 years, the company has become a leading global specialist in marine biotechnology and green chemistry.
Olmix Group offers natural health and nutrition solutions for animals plants and people, to ensure a complete, consistent food and health chain.