HATCHERY

SmartStart™ semi-moist feed

To provide the new-born chick with nutrition and hydration in a single formulation

Benefits


The semi-moist SmartStart™ feed provides the optimal combination of nutrients and water to support the chicks’ gut health, metabolism and immune systems. Formulated with a scent and colour that chicks find appealing, SmartStart™ feed performs well in the warm conditions of the hatcher and provides a safe, convenient and hygienic feeding solution.

How it works

Semi-moist feed

  • Soft crumble feed with high water content
  • Combining nutrition and hydration in a single feed formulation
  • Based on a proven starter feed
  • Containing easily digestible lipids, proteins and carbohydrates to provide the new-born chick with essential nutrients for growth and development
  • Attractive fragrances and red-coloured ingredients, easy for the chicks to find
  • Fixed feed : water ratio prevents gut-health problems caused by excessive water consumption
  • Added preservatives and water-binding agents control microbial quality

Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents (NADES)

  • A patented, nutritional compound that retains water in the semi-moist feed
  • Hygroscopic and stable composition locks-in water naturally
  • First discovered in seeds of desert plants
  • Made from natural sugars mixed with small amounts of vitamins and water

Technical specifications


Volume 25 kg boxes consisting of two 12,5 kg bags
Shelf life 6 months after production date
Storage conditions Cool and dry
Safety standard GMP+ approved
Non-GMO ingredients only
Quality control Each production batch tested for Salmonella and Enterobacteriaceae