Feed is the largest cost input of animal production and has been scientifically formulated to provide the animal with a balanced diet. Bitek offers a wide range of non-nutritional feed additives to protect this cost input by preserving the nutritional value of the feed, improving feed efficiency, feed safety and feed mill production and looking after the general health of the animal.

BACTABAN

Powerful dry granular product for the control of all pathogenic microorganisms, moulds and yeasts in animal feed and feed ingredients. Bactaban is a synergistic, stabilised blend of formaldehyde and organic acids. It is a potent inhibitor of pathogenic bacteria including Salmonella species and provides residual protection to prevent contamination during transport and storage.

BALE 30

Specially formulated liquid hay preservative for use on all types of baled hay, grasses and lucerne. Bale 30 controls both mould and bacterial growth and reduces nutrient losses during storage. Its application allows for earlier baling at up to 30% moisture contents which results in a 50% reduction in drying time. Baling at a higher moisture means there will be a lower leaf loss which leads to improved quality since 70% of the nutrients and 90% of the vitamins are contained in the leaf.

BANOX

Multistage antioxidant specially designed for the prevention of autoxidation in all animal feeds and feed ingredients. Banox is a synergistic blend of antioxidants and chelating agents which stabilises and extends the shelf life of fats and vitamins, maintaining nutritional value and preventing feed refusal. The biological chelating agent used still maintains the availability of the micro-elements to livestock. Suited to animal feed premixes.

BHA (Food Grade)

Butylated Hydroxy Anisole (BHA) is a waxy, solid antioxidant food additive, E number 320. It is an effective antioxidant for animal fats and for vegetable fats in fried and baked foods where heating is involved. It is also effective as an antioxidant in margarine, fish oils, vitamins, flavours and essential oils.

BHT (Food Grade)

Butylated Hydroxy Toluene (BHT) is a fine crystal antioxidant food additive, E number 321. It is a particularly good antioxidant for stabilising meat, fish and bone meals and may also be used for stabilising fish oils, vitamins and essential oils.

BUDS

Bitek has become an expert in pumps and equipment to ensure the effective application and consistent dosing of our liquid products. We have developed a range of dosing systems which fall under the umbrella of the Bitek Universal Dosing System (BUDS). These systems are used in feed mill mixer applications, dosing applications for rendering plants, full fat soya, hominy chop treatment and spray bays for vehicle disinfection. BUDS range from manual systems to fully automated dosing systems depending on the requirements of the plant.

Dairy Krave

A sweetened citrus attractant agent for improved palatability in animal feeds. Dairy Krave increases the palatability of animal feeds and stimulates feed intake, it will also mask any bitter tastes and unpleasant aromas. It attracts animals to feed, further enhancing feed acceptance, particularly in young animals.

DURACUBE

Low inclusion pellet binder for improved pellet quality and pelleting efficiency. Duracube improves both pellet durability and pellet hardness and due to its low inclusion is invaluable in high density diets where formulation space is limited. It is also particularly useful in high fat diets where pellet quality is more difficult to manage. The lubricating effect improves throughput and running performance of the pellet mill and prolongs the life of the die and rollers.

Emulsi Plus

A powder emulsifier for better absorption and utilisation of fats and oils in animal feed. Emulsi-Plus is a combination of emulsifying agents selected for their HLB values and suitability for aiding the breakdown of both vegetable and animal fats in the gut of the animal into smaller micelles required for absorption by the body. Better digestion and utilisation of fats can compensate for a reduction of energy in the diet, lowering feed costs while maintaining growth performance.

Ethoxyquin

Ethoxyquin is a yellow to brown liquid antioxidant that is very effective in protecting fish meal and fish feeds from oxidation and is used widely in the global fish industry. Ethoxyquin 66% powder is ethoxyquin that has been absorbed onto a carrier that can be used as an antioxidant in raw materials and finished product in the animal feed industry.

GPC8

A powerful glutaraldehyde based disinfectant which offers protection from a wide range of disease causing microorganisms. GPC8, a patented formula is highly effective against bacteria, viruses and fungi and provides residual activity on clean surfaces for up to 8 weeks after use. It is non-staining and being non-corrosive is suitable for vehicle disinfection. The high level of surfactants ensures it is active in the presence of organic matter. Registered with Act 36 and DEFRA approved.

GRAINGUARD

Controlled release liquid mould inhibitor for protection against moulds and yeasts in grains and other animal feed raw materials during storage. Grains going into storage should be protected from mould growth to avoid wastage, nutrient losses and to minimise any mycotoxin formation and the need to use mycotoxin binders at far higher costs in the finished feed. Grainguard is a blend of buffered and free acids which provides both persistent, long term protection and an initial rapid and effective kill.

HOMBAN

Liquid microbial inhibitor designed for protection against microbial growth in hominy chop and associated animal feed ingredients. Grain by-products such as chop and bran from a wet milling process are high in moisture and have short shelf lives. The organic acids in Homban are powerful enough to inhibit the challenges of moulds, yeasts and acetic acid bacteria and extend the shelf life of these high risk raw materials. Dosing options available.

Liquilass

A liquid surfactant for improved mixing and handling characteristics in molasses in animal feed production. Liquilass alters the surface properties of molasses and effectively solubilises and holds impurities in solution which allows the molasses to flow freely. This will reduce caking and lumping in the feed and keeps mixers and augers cleaner where molasses is used.

MICRONOX

Powerful liquid product for the control of all pathogenic microorganisms, moulds and yeasts in feed ingredients which have high fat contents such as Full Fat Soya. Micronox is a synergistic, stabilised blend of formaldehyde, organic acids, surfactants and antioxidant. It has a potent killing action of pathogenic bacteria including Salmonella species and provides residual protection to prevent contamination during transport and storage.

MICROWET

Combination liquid moisture optimiser and antimicrobial preservative for use in all types of feed. Microwet provides the benefits of moisture management and controls the levels of microorganisms in the feed providing safe, Salmonella free feed to your clients. Microwet is a blend of surfactants, formaldehyde and buffered organic acids specially designed to be a powerful bactericide, inhibit mould growth and manage moisture. Should be applied with a Bitek Universal Dosing System.

MYCOBAN

Controlled release mould inhibitor specially designed for protection against moulds and yeasts in pet food, animal feed and raw materials including whole grains. A blend of buffered and free acids provides both persistent long-term protection and an initial rapid, effective kill. Carefully selected acids provide protection against all yeasts, moulds and spores. Mycoban has been formulated so as it is safe to handle, non-toxic to operators and non-corrosive to mill machinery.

MYCOMYZE

Liquid moisture optimiser for the safe incorporation of moisture into Total Mixed Ration Feeds and control of water activity. Moisture management will increase the feed mills efficiency by managing milling & process losses and will reduce dust during manufacturing. Mycomyze is a blend of surfactants and buffered organic acids specially designed to inhibit mould growth, control the increase of free moisture and improve moisture retention. Should be applied with a Bitek Universal Dosing System.

MYCONOX

Liquid mould inhibitor and antioxidant for control of gram negative pathogens and for protection against autoxidation in poultry by-product meals. Myconox is a specially designed blend of organic acids, emulsifiers, surfactants, antioxidants and chelating agents suitable for easy spray application. The homogeneous product ensures distribution of all actives including the antioxidants throughout the meal and reduces the application to only one pump.

Nozzles

Distribution and coverage of a liquid additive is vital to its effectiveness. Bitek supplies and specifies the correct nozzles for the application including stainless steel vee jet nozzles, hollow cone nozzles and stainless steel air atomising nozzles for low flow applications.

OPTIMYZE

Liquid moisture optimiser for the safe incorporation of moisture into animal feeds and control of water activity. Moisture management increases the feed mills efficiency by managing milling & process losses and improving pellet quality & throughput. Optimyze is a blend of surfactants and buffered organic acids specially designed to inhibit mould growth, control the increase of free moisture and improve moisture retention. Should be applied with a Bitek Universal Dosing System (BUDS)

Oxiban

Multistage antioxidant specially designed for the prevention of autoxidation in all animal feeds and feed ingredients. Oxiban is a synergistic blend of antioxidants and chelating agents which stabilises and extends the shelf life of fats and vitamins, maintaining nutritional value and preventing feed refusal. The biological chelating agent used still maintains the availability of the micro-elements to livestock. Used in export feeds or where a long shelf life is required and in animal tallows and oils.

Oxinat

Natural antioxidant specially designed for the prevention of autoxidation in all food, pet food and pet food ingredients. Oxinat is a blend of natural ingredients with strong antioxidant and chelating properties, which stabilises and extends the shelf life of fats and vitamins. Many food and pet food products are moving away from synthetic antioxidants towards the use of natural antioxidants alternatives.

Oxipet

Synergistic antioxidant blend which does not contain ethoxyquin specially designed for the prevention of autoxidation in all pet foods and pet food ingredients. Oxipet also contains a chelating agent which stabilises and extends the shelf life of fats and vitamins, maintaining nutritional value and preventing food refusal. The biological chelating agent used still maintains the availability of the micro-elements to the pets.

Pig Krave

A sweetened vanilla palatant for improved taste in animal feeds. Pig Krave contains sweeteners, flavours and enhancers increasing the palatability of animal feeds, stimulating feed intake and will also mask any bitter tastes and unpleasant aromas. It will also aid in feed acceptance, particularly in young animals.

Pumps

Bitek supplies a range of pumps depending on the dosing application and the product being applied. We supply multistage vertical centrifugal pumps, horizontal centrifugal pump, adjustable chemical diaphragm pumps, adjustable peristaltic pumps and adjustable water driven pumps.

SALBAN

Salmonella inhibitor specially designed for control of gram negative pathogens in high risk raw materials, feed and throughout the digestive tract of the animal. Salban is a synergistic blend of free and buffered organic acids and surfactants. The active ingredients penetrate the entire feed to eliminate Salmonella within 48 hours and the controlled release formulation continues working in feed to prevent re-contamination during storage and transport.

SALBAN D

Dry dusting powder for control of Salmonella and gram negative pathogens in feed mills. The active ingredients immediately disinfect surfaces and provides residual protection against recontamination. Salban D forms part of a comprehensive Feed Safety Program designed to control the risk of Salmonella contamination in feed mills and feed. Should be applied through an electric or petrol duster.

SALBANOX

Liquid Salmonella inhibitor and antioxidant for control of gram negative pathogens and for protection against autoxidation in poultry by-product meals. Salbanox is a specially designed blend of organic acids, emulsifiers, surfactants, antioxidants and chelating agents suitable for easy spray application in a continuous rendering processing plant. The homogeneous product ensures distribution of all actives including the antioxidants throughout the meal and reduces the application to only one pump.

SALBANOX LTC

Combination liquid Salmonella inhibitor and antioxidant for the control of gram negative pathogens and for the protection against autoxidation in high risk raw materials such as Full Fat Soya. Salbanox LTC is a specially designed blend of organic acids, surfactants, chelating agents and antioxidant suited for vegetable fats. The homogenous product ensures distribution of all actives throughout the raw material and reduces the application to only one pump.

SALBANOX PET

Liquid Salmonella inhibitor and antioxidant for control of Gram negative pathogens and for protection against autoxidation in animal by-product meals being used in the pet food industry. Salbanox Pet is a blend of organic acids, emulsifiers, surfactants, antioxidants and chelating agents suitable for easy spray application. The homogeneous product ensures distribution of all actives throughout the meal and reduces the application to only one pump. Does not contain ethoxyquin.

SHIFT

A powerful, heavy duty, bactericidal detergent cleaner, which can be used through all types of high or low pressure washers, using either hot or cold water. Shift rapidly penetrates and removes organic soiling and is suitable for cleaning livestock housing, vehicles and equipment. It is ideal for use under any water hardness conditions, mixes readily with water and is free-rinsing.

SILO 70

Specially formulated liquid silage preservative specifically for lightly wilted silage. Silo 70 is a synergistic blend of organic acids that acidifies the silage which helps promote lactic acid fermentation and restricts butyric acid fermentation. It contains a mould inhibitor which prevents aerobic losses due to moulds during the silage process and during feed out.

TBHQ (Food Grade)

tert-Butylhydroquinone (TBHQ) is a white crystalline powder antioxidant food additive, E number 319. It is an excellent antioxidant for vegetable oils and can also be used in animal fats. It is also suitable for protecting crude vegetable oils during storage.

TOXIBIND

Powerful and irreversible binder of mycotoxins with mould inhibition to prevent further mycotoxin formation. Toxibind contains activated aluminosilicate selected for its high surface area, binding ability and sorptive capacity and organic acids which will aid in preventing any further mould growth and mycotoxin formation during finished feed storage.

Toxibind Plus

Broad spectrum and irreversible mycotoxin binder which provides protection from a wide variety of mycotoxins encountered in animal feed. Toxibind Plus is particularly effective in adsorbing DON and Fumonisin amongst other mycotoxins. Phytogenics have also been added to the product to provide relief from the ill effects of mycotoxins by bolstering the immune and liver systems

VIGOR L

Powerful liquid gut acidifier specially blended for the promotion of a healthy gut microflora and control of gram negative pathogens within the gastro intestinal tract. Vigor L is added to the drinking water to help control water quality and the pH of the drinking water, it will also descale and remove biofilm during the cycle ensuring the drinker system is free from pathogenic bacteria and the blend of acids will acidify the gut thus improving general health and performance of the bird.

VIGOR P

Powerful gut acidifier specially blended for the promotion of a healthy gut microflora and control of gram negative pathogens within the gastro-intestinal tract. Vigor P is a carefully selected blend of buffered organic acids and phytogenics which reduces the risk of enteric disease, increases the length and health of villi in the intestine (essential for nutrient absorption) and survives the passage through the gut reducing the risk of horizontal Salmonella transmission through the gut.