FORMYL™ Na is a dry feed product that can be added to poultry diets. Formic acid is widely recognized as an effective feed acidifier and antimicrobial agent and was one of the first acidifiers used to combat pathogens in poultry. Formic acid can decrease Salmonella, Campylobacter and Escherichia coli prevalence in the animal, resulting in improved efficiency and profitability. FORMYL Na adds another tool to your production program and can reduce the need for chemical treatments at the processing plant.
Pathogen control is and will continue to be a crucial management practice in any poultry operation. Salmonella and Campylobacter highly impact the feed and food chain, contaminating meats and eggs – causing illness and mortality in humans. Formic acid can reduce the prevalence of Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry, providing a new tool for your production program and reducing the need for chemical treatments at the processing plant. Previous research has shown that formic acid has a higher efficacy (lower minimum inhibitory concentration) against Salmonella than propionic acid and lactic acid.
The Kemin Gut Health Triple Check program helps establish intestinal integrity and protection. Kemin offers products to CLEAN UP contaminants in feed and water prior to poultry exposure, BUILD UP intestinal strength and immunity to reduce leaky gut and KNOCK OUT harmful pathogens for healthier and better performing poultry.
FORMYL Na is part of the KNOCK OUT category by inhibiting harmful pathogens in the animal to help in a safer finished product.
1The inhibitory effect of encapsulated sodium formate on the growth of Salmonella spp., E. Coli and Campylobacter spp. 19-436.
2Strauss, G., and R. Hayler. (2001). Effects of organic acids on microorganisms. Kraftfutter. 4:147-151.
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