News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Caroline Vander Straeten

Caroline Vander Straeten is the product manager for animal health products at Trouw Nutrition International. She can be reached


Vitamin A Retinol

Using vitamins to improve poultry production

It’s no secret that vitamins are an important component of any animal feed formulation plan. However, are you certain you’re using the right ones to achieve your goals?
An adequate supply of vitamins and minerals is key for good poultry nutrition, strengthening the bird’s defenses against harmful pathogens. Proper nutrients in adequate amounts improve poultry production. Nutrition becomes increasingly important after periods of disease or stress when the immune system is weakened and energy levels are at their lowest.
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