DPI GLOBAL recently launched MICRO-SHIELD™, an all-natural, feed ingredient combining 55 years of saponin research and technology with the health-promoting benefits of polyphenols.
January 24, 2023 (Porterville, CA) Distributors Processing, Inc. dba as DPI GLOBAL announces the newest addition to their technology line-up; MICRO-SHIELD™. MICROSHIELD ™ is an all-natural feed ingredient developed for inclusion in broiler, layer and turkey diets.
MICRO-SHIELD™ combines select botanical elements to deliver research-proven saponin and polyphenol technology for a one-two punch! The saponins within MICRO-SHIELD™ have antimicrobial properties and can reduce intestinal and aerial ammonia. The polyphenols in MICRO-SHIELD™ possess antioxidant, immunostimulatory and animal health promoting properties.
Recently conducted research at Southern Poultry Feed & Research of Athens, GA, USA confirm MICRO-SHIELD’s™ effectiveness at improving broiler weight gain and feed efficiency and reducing broiler mortality.
MICRO-SHIELD™ is available as a dry (90% DM) product. Titration research showed an optimal inclusion rate of 500 ppm (1.0 lb./ton of complete feed) throughout the entire broiler life cycle. MICRO-SHIELD™ can be combined with medicated feed additives.
According to President & CEO Mike Hemann, “We believe MICRO-SHIELD™ is going to be a game-changer in in the Poultry industry – particularly when considering the impact it has on producer return on investment. Every opportunity to reduce feed costs through improved feed efficiency or increasing production throughput should be capitalized on by producers. We are excited to introduce another technology that makes a positive impact on both animal health and performance.”
DPI GLOBAL, established in 1965, is a leading manufacturer of saponin and phytogenic technologies used for applications in animal nutrition and agriculture. DPI GLOBAL manufactures environmentally sustainable products with a worldwide reputation for solutions and innovation in livestock production, aquaculture, horticulture, manure, and municipal waste management sectors. DPI GLOBAL brings innovative technologies to farmers and ranchers for production improvement, supporting animal health and well-being, environmental stewardship, and odor control.