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DSM’s 1st e-book on livestocks’ vitamin needs

DSM has launched its first e-book: Optimum Vitamin Nutrition in the Production of Quality Animal Foods. This digital publication follows the release of the 12th edition of the DSM Vitamin Supplementation Guidelines for domestic animals as a folder in February 2012.

Optimum Vitamin Nutrition in the Production of Quality Animal Food is an innovative PDF e-book which provides an overview of the current vitamin requirements for livestock. It draws on the input of experts specializing in every aspect of livestock farming, from breeding through to production.

Besides nutritional requirements, Optimum Vitamin Nutrition in the Production of Quality Animal Foods also covers such topics as animal health and welfare, product quality (meat, milk and eggs), and the economic benefits of a diet provided with Optimum Vitamin Nutrition (OVN).

Optimum Vitamin Nutrition in the Production of Quality Animal Foods provides supplementation recommendations for achieving maximum health and productivity in livestock. Given as ranges, the guidelines are based on extensive research, published requirements, and practical experience. This new e-book is an excellent guide for the animal health and nutrition sector, making available a widely regarded reference tool in a new format.

Packed with diagrams of metabolic processes as well as informative trial results, Optimum Vitamin Nutrition in the Production of Quality Animal Foods offers invaluable information for everyone working with animals and in animal nutrition, from vets to farmers to research scientists.

Allison Winstanley

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