It is very important to take care of intestine and immunity by feeding after hatching. Raisio has given these issues a name of Lempeä kasvu®.
The keyword in the feed programmes of laying hens and broilers is phase-feeding. Both poultry species have their own feeding programmes for different stages of production and growth as well as specific products for grain feeding.
The use of growth promoters was abandoned in Finland already in 1995. Various substances are used in feeds: enzymes, betaine, organic acids, short and medium chain fatty acids, Hy-D vitamin preparation as well as organic selenium and zinc.