Traditional Layers Pellets

A versatile 2mm pellet with selenium, vitamin E and Omega 3's to support a healthy immune system.

A highly palatable, high cereal complete diet for all laying hens, designed to support general wellbeing and healthy egg production.


Traditional Layers Pellets

With selenium, vitamin E, prebiotics and Omega 3's to support a healthy immune system.

A highly palatable, high cereal complete diet for all laying hens, designed to support general wellbeing and healthy egg production.


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What are the Benefits of Feeding Traditional Layers Pellets? 

  • Provides a nutritionally balanced, quality protein diet for all laying adult hens including bantams.
  • 17% crude protein.
  • Formulated with selenium, vitamin E and hemp derived Omega 3's to support a healthy immune system.
  • Contains the natural wormer diatomaceous earth and prebiotics to support digestive health and maximise high nutrient uptake.
  • Provides a balanced supply of amino acids and calcium to support egg shell formation.  
  • With beta carotene, maize gluten meal and oregano for a vibrant yolk colour and tasty eggs.
  • Highly palatable 2mm micropellets flavoured with aniseed and oregano.  
  • With betaine to reduce heat stress and dehydration.
  • Manufactured to Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS) standards.

Explained - Nutraceuticals

Explained - The 34 Active Nutraceuticals in Traditional Layers Pellets

Nutraceuticals are products derived from food sources with extra health benefits in addition to their basic nutritional value.

Beta-Glucanase & Beta-Xylanase Enzyme

Allows for a more efficient absorption and digestion of the feed's nutrients including beta glucans derived from cereal starch sources.

Betaine

Helps reduce heat stress and dehydration, particularly important for housed birds, as well as preserving the availability of amino acids.

Beta Carotene (Vitamin A precursor)

A safe and effective way to provide the building blocks for vitamin A, which is vital for vision, appetite and growth.

Biotin

Important for beak and claw integrity as well as plumage and skin condition.

Calcium

Essential as a major constituent of bones and eggshell and required for muscle contractions (all movement), cell membrane function and enzyme regulation.

Choline

Essential for all cell membranes and neural function, necessary to support cognitive health and aid in the prevention of fatty liver syndrome. Also important to prevent Perosis (displacement of the Achilles' tendon), a common issue found in poultry.

Copper

Essential for improving blood flow and for the production of collagen, which provides the framework for muscles, organs and connective tissues. Prolonged copper deficiency can lead to reduced egg production, hatchability and abnormal eggs.

Diatomaceous Earth

A natural wormer, effective for helping to eliminating worms in the digestive system.

Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)

Helps produce healthy blood cells and used by the body to manufacture DNA. A deficiency can result in decreased egg production, poor plumage and Perosis.

Iodine

Essential for the production of thyroid hormones; important for healthy feathering

Iron

Essential for the transport and storage of oxygen around the body. It is also needed for growth, healing and immunity.

Lysine (Soya derived)

A vital amino acid for poultry and layers, critical for the growth of body tissues and essential for the development of nutritious eggs. Naturally derived from soya to provide the required lysine levels.

Magnesium

Essential for the nervous system and for normal growth and development.

Manganese 

Essential to maintaining the growth of tendons and ligaments, the formation of cartilage and the elasticity of connective tissue.

Methionine (Maize Gluten derived)

An essential amino acid crucial for egg size, weight and composition. Naturally derived from maize gluten to provide the required levels.

Niacin (Vitamin B3)

Important for carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, cell respiration and DNA repair. Deficiency can result in dermatitis and poor feathering on feet and head, reduced laying and brooding.

Oligosaccharides (Fructo & Mannan)

Oligosaccharides from yeast cell wall that help support natural expulsion of antagonists in the digestive tract and maintain a high level of natural immunity.

Omega 3 Fatty Acids

An important anti-inflammatory for general health and wellbeing including cholesterol metabolism, nerve transmission and the immune system. Essential for healthy skin and high quality plumage.

Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)

Essential in order for the body to synthesise coenzyme A, which is essential for fatty acid metabolism. Important for feed conversion.

Phosphorous

Essential for growth, bone & teeth development as well as egg production, quality, size and shell integrity. Supports urinary tract health.

Phytase Enzyme

Increases the bio-availablility of phosphorous to the bird. Phosphorous typcially has a low absorption rate.

Potassium

Aids fat & carbohydrate metabolism, nerve and muscle control. Vital for the movement of nutrients into a cell.

Salt (Sodium & Chloride)

An important electrolyte which regulates bodily fluids across cells and essential for movement of nerve impulses across the body. Vital for the movement of nutrients into a cell.

Selenium (Inc. Bonded)

An important antioxidant that works synergistically with vitamin E.

Starch

The main energy source in the poultry diet.

Vitamin A (Retinyl Acetate)

Essential for healthy eyesight, a strong bone structure, good fertility and an active immune system.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Supports neural pathways, appetite & muscle strength.

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Supports appetite, growth and healthy skin.

Vitamin B6

Supports protein metabolism, growth and cognitive function.

Vitamin B12

Essential for the utilisation of amino acids; involved in the production of red blood cells and the integrity of the nervous system.

Vitamin D3

Crucial for bone development. Also important for the immune system, fertility and the release of insulin. Works synergistically in particular with calcium to ensure good shell strength, egg quality and layability.

Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol)

A biological antioxidant and essential for healthy reproductive, muscular, circulatory, nervous and immune systems.

Vitamin K

Supports optimal liver function and important for the blood clotting process.

Zinc

Essential for insulin production, blood clotting, healing and claw and beak health. Supports wound healing and the immune system. Sufficient levels of zinc are crucial for maintaining comb colour and prevent feathers from fraying.

Daily Feeding Recommendation

All Laying & Adult Hens

  • 150-175gm / Day

Additional Product Information

Product Information & Analysis

Form & Pack Size(s)                                                                                 WH020322

Manufactured as:

  • Very Digestible 2mm Pellets

Available in:

  • 20kg Bags

Analytical Constituents

  • 17% Crude Protein
  • 4.5% Crude Fat
  • 4% Crude Fibre
  • 12% Crude Ash
  • 3.6% Calcium
  • 0.7% Phosphorus
  • 0.1% Sodium
  • 0.2% Magnesium
  • 1% Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Composition

  • Wheat
  • Hipro Soya Meal (GM Soya Production)
  • Wheatfeed
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Maize Gluten (Prairie) Meal (Non-GM)
  • Hemp Seed Meal
  • Cane (Sugar) Molasses
  • Minerals, Mono & Di-Glycerides of Fatty Acids & Vitamins
  • Soya Oil (GM Soya Production)
  • Dicalcium Phosphate
  • 0.5% Oligosaccharides (Fructo & Mannan)
  • Salt
  • Sodium Bicarbonate
  • Oregano & Aniseed Flavourings

Nutritional Additives

Amino Acids

  • 0.65% Lysine
  • 0.30% Methionine

Vitamins (/kg)

  • 6500iu Vitamin A (3a672a Retinyl Acetate)
  • 3000iu Vitamin D3 (3a671)
  • 119mg Vitamin E (3a700 Alpha Tocopherol)
  • 750mg Betaine (3a925)
  • 69mg Niacin (3a314)
  • 22mg Vitamin A (E160a (ii) Beta-Carotene)
  • 20mg Calcium D-Pantothenate (3a841)
  • 6mg Folic Acid (3a316)
  • 6mg Vitamin B6 (3a831)
  • 40mcg Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)

Trace Elements (/kg)

  • 330mg Iron (3b103 Iron (II) Sulphate Monohydrate)
  • 135mg Zinc (3b603 Zinc Oxide)
  • 60mg Manganese (3b502 Manganese (II) Oxide)
  • 20mg Copper (3b405 Copper (II) Sulphate Pentahydrate)
  • 1.1mg Iodine (3b202 Iodine (I) Calcium Iodate Anhydrous)
  • 340mcg Selenium (3b801 Sodium Selenite)
  • 160mcg Selenium (3b815 L-Selenomethionine)

Sensory Additives

Flavour Enhancers (/kg)

  • 71mg Premixture of Flavouring Compounds

Technological Additives

Binders & Anti-Caking Agents (/kg)​:

  • 5gms Kieselgur (Diatomaceous Earth) (E551c)
  • 2gms Calcium Sulphate (E516)

Zootechnical Additives

Digestibility Enhancers (/kg):

  • (4a1604i) Endo-1,3(4)-Beta-Glucanase (EC 3.2.1.6) 1100VU/g & Endo-1,4-Beta-Xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) 1500VU/g produced by Talaromyces Versatilis sp.nov. IMI CC 378536 (formerly Penicillium Funiculosum IMI SD 101)
  • (4a1600) 3-phytase (EC 3.1.3.8) 500FTU/kg produced by Aspergillus Niger (CBS 101.672)

Quality Assurance / Storage Advice & Additional Information 

  • This product is manufactured to Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS) standard.
  • This product should be stored in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight.

Associated Knowledge Base Articles

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