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BASF glycinates provide trace elements in an organic form that is highly soluble and guaranteed to meet animal requirements.

Iron is responsible for oxygen binding in blood cells. It is also the main ion in many enzymes and plays a central role in antioxidative processes. Lack of iron leads reduced performance.

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  • Consistent content of trace elements
  • Uniform particles
  • Excellent flowability
  • No dust or lumps
  • Easy to handle
  • Perfect miscibility and water solubility
  • No bad odor

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Iron-Glycinate Granulate Pets, Aquaculture, Ruminants, Poultry, Pigs
Iron mineral content: min. 21%

25 kg bag

1000 kg big bag



BASF glycinates can be dissolved directly in water and do not need to be dissolved beforehand. Since they have less potential to build complexes with phytate, a higher absorption rate by gut mucosa an even greater efficiency from supplemented phytase can be expected.

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Maximum allowed concentrations according to EU regulations:

Maximum content of Iron in mg/kg of the complete feed or in mg/day
Ovine 500 (total1)
Bovines and Poultry 450 (total1)
Piglets up to one week before weaning

250 mg/day (total1)

Pet animals 600 (total1)
Other species 750 (total1)

1 The amount of inert iron is not to be taken into consideration for the calculation of the total iron content of the feed.

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Our monoglycerides and glycinates expert Dr. Adriana Barri

Dr. Adriana Barri, BASF SE, Germany