Poultry and Piglets

Microalgae for feed for young livestock

Phycom can help you develop feed products with microalgae for chicks, piglets and calves. Young animals are vulnerable in the first few weeks of life. It is in the start-up phase that they have the greatest need for feeds that enhance health and performance. A strong start can potentially reduce the use of medication such as antibiotics. A great deal of research is being carried out worldwide into the health effects of microalgae in animal feed. Wageningen UR has shown in an in vitro study that microalgae have positive effects on the immune system. This in turn has positive effect on animal health. Phycom microalgae have consistent quality and superior purity.

 

Benefits of microalgae in feed for young livestock:

  • Improved health: there are indications that microalgae in feed improve gut health and activate the immune system
  • Improved performance: faster growth and better feed conversion
  • Sustainability: microalgae are a natural, sustainable ingredient

Products

Chlorella vulgaris

  • Fine, intense green natural colourant
  • Mild umami flavour
  • Composition: 14% fatty acids, 32% fibre, 22% protein (contains 18% essential amino acids).
  • Rich in vitamins D3, E, C, B2, B3 and B6 plus phosphorus, iron and zinc.
  • Source of vitamins A, B1 and B5 plus magnesium.
  • Carotenoids: beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin.
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Chlorella sorokiniana

  • Dark green natural colourant.
  • Characteristic umami flavour.
  • Composition: 14% fatty acids, 14% fibre, 40% protein (contains 15% essential amino acids).
  • Rich in vitamins A, D3, E, C, B2, B3 and B6 plus phosphorus, magnesium, iron and zinc.
  • Source of calcium and vitamin B1.
  • Carotenoids: beta-carotene, high lutein content (73.2mg), zeaxanthin.
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Product forms

Algae flakes

  • Packaging 15 kg in bag-in-box, up to 750 kg per pallet
  • Maximum shelf life 2 years
  • Brittle flakes of different sizes and thicknesses
  • Suitable for use in feed products and as an additive
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Algae powder

  • Packaging 25 kg per bag, up to 1 tonne per pallet
  • Maximum shelf life 2 years
  • Fine powder, easily mixed
  • Suitable for use in feed products and as an additive
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Algae paste

  • Packaging 1m3 IBC, up to 800 kg per IBC
  • Maximum shelf life 24 hours
  • Easily soluble
  • Suitable for direct use in food or feed

Algae pellets (IQF)

  • Packaging 10 kg in bag-in-box, up to 640 kg per pallet
  • Maximum shelf life 2 years
  • Highly soluble and easily processed once thawed
  • Suitable for food and feed use

Discover the possibilities for your product

Want to know what Phycom can do for your product? Phycom will gladly use its expertise to help you identify innovative product applications involving microalgae.

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