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CALSEAGROW, A FUNCTIONAL INGREDIENT FOR LAYERS AND BREEDERS

Newly added to PHOSPHEA’s Evolution range, CALSEAGROW is a functional ingredient for layer and breeder, with a proven efficacy. Fully developed under PHOSPHEA technology, it confers prebiotic and antioxidative properties upon an intelligent and natural substrate.

Supported by multiple studies, CALSEAGROW is proven an excellent solution for optimizing zootechnical performances of laying and reproductive hens, reducing the negative impact of oxidative stress and improving overall egg quality. Fully natural, its innovative and homogeneous macro-granulated form makes it suitable for all types of feed (1 kg/t), including for organic farming.

BENEFITS FROM THE LAND AND THE SEA

Resulting from a synergy between a calcified red alga and a concentrated plant extract, CALSEAGROW provides gut balance and antioxidant reserves to laying hens. On one hand, it directly interacts with the intestinal microbiota – a complex and diversified microorganism network that interacts with each other – which play a key role in the digestive process and the absorption of nutrients essential to production. On the other hand, it contributes to primary defenses against free radicals by protecting cells from oxidative stress.

Laying hens are exposed to different sources of physiological, environmental or nutritional stress throughout their production cycle. To defend themselves, their organisms rely on endogenous or exogenous antioxidants (obtained through feed). Strong correlations have been demonstrated between different metabolic or inflammatory issues and antioxidant deficits. Such deficit, called oxidative stress, leads to imbalanced intestinal microbiota, cellular oxidation (lipid peroxidation, oxidation of proteins, DNA alteration, etc..) and deterioration of egg quality.

How to mitigate stress and ultimately optimize production? Thanks to good practices starting from farm management (feed quality, biosecurity, ventilation, etc…) to nutritional solutions (prebiotic, antioxidant, minerals…) that will boost the gut microbiota and maximize their response to oxidative stress. Our functional ingredient, CALSEAGROW,  grants layers and breeders a well-balanced intestinal microbiota and provides greater antioxidant reserves to the organism, both allowing an improvement of laying hens’ performances(egg production, egg quality, bone health).

A SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN EFFICACY

Tested in vitro and in vivo, CALSEAGROW confirmed its efficacy both in breeders and commercials laying hens when subject to environmental stress (bacterial or heat-related).

Benefits of using CALSEAGROW are many and have all been proven through trials such as increased laying rates, an improved overall egg quality and an healthier bone structure. It also allows an increase in A-graded eggs, an optimization  production for both total and hatching eggs and the extension of production cycles for both layers and breeders.

THE ONE FUNCTIONAL INGREDIENT YOU NEED FOR LAYERS AND BREEDERS

Latest innovation from PHOSPHEA’s industrial know-how, CALSEAGROW is a functional ingredient coming in a micro-granulated form whose homogeneous particle size will limit the presence of dust and the risks of clogging. It is easy to incorporate (1 kg/ton), suitable for any type of pelleting and sustain high temperatures.

Thanks to its 40 years of experience in feed macro-minerals, PHOSPHEA identifies and designs nutritional solutions adapted to challenges the farming sector has to face. CALSEAGROW is suitable for organic farming, in complete compliance with animal welfare and its environment.

WHY USE CALSEAGROW?

In short? It meets the different requirements and challenges the laying industry is now looking to address: extending laying cycles, improving the intrinsic egg structure, optimizing production of A-graded eggs , contributing to greater bone health… and all in all, increasing egg revenues for poultry farmers.