Vitamins are vital for cost-effective efficient production

20 February 2018

The combination of a major fire at one of the world’s primary producers of a key precursor of both vitamin A and E and restricted supplies from China has created turmoil in the global supply of vitamins. The resultant supply and price volatility will have repercussions at farm level but dairy farmers should focus on the importance of optimum vitamin nutrition.

“We have seen prices for feeds increasing,” Dr John Allen, Technical Director with Trouw Nutrition GB comments. “What no one can say with any certainty is how long the supply problems will continue for, but many experts suggest it could continue at least until mid-2018.

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