Bitek’s comprehensive range of feed and food additives and detergents and disinfectants will be able to add value to the operations of small farms to large integrated businesses, from feed and pet food manufacture through animal production to value added processing and covering all species from aqua to poultry. The comprehensive nature of the product range enables us to also provide solutions to many different aspects within a business’s operations.

ALU SAFE TRAY WASH

Highly efficient, aluminium safe, low foaming detergent for use through automatic crate washing machines aswell as manual washing in the food processing industry and hatcheries. Alu Safe Tray Wash is ideal for cleaning aluminium, zinc trays, utensils, glazed pots, metal equipment and for use on plastic trays, crates, polycarbonate and caustic sensitive material. It is effective in soft, medium or hard water conditions and very economical in use.

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.

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.

BIOFILM REMOVER

A specially formulated, concentrated, low foaming liquid for descaling and removing biofilm from drinker lines and header tanks. Biofilm Remover contains a high concentration of active ingredients to ensure a thorough cleaning action to not only remove scale but to prevent harmful bacteria building up in the drinker lines.

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.

DISPENSERS

All entry points to livestock housing or food processing plants should have dispensers for hand wash and hand sanitizer to maintain good hygiene standards and to prevent the spread of disease. Bitek supplies a 200ml, 400ml and 800ml wall mounted dispenser which can easily be topped up from a 25l container of hand soap or hand sanitizer.

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.

Fam 30

An extremely powerful and fast acting Iodophor based disinfectant, approved for animal use. FAM 30 quickly kills bacteria, viruses and fungi and is active in the presence of organic matter. For poultry, it is ideal for general biosecurity such as foot baths and vehicle dips due to its slow release mechanism and ability to remain active with high levels of organic matter. It is biodegradable, stable and safe in use. The brown iodine colour also indicates activity. Registered with Act 36, Department of Agriculture and DEFRA approved.

FOAM LANCES

All detergents should be applied as a foam to improve contact time and effectiveness. Foaming is not only more effective than high pressure washing it will also decrease the usage of water and detergent and reduce the risk of spreading disease from aerosol contamination. Bitek supplies foam lances and bottle foamers for any type of high pressure washers.

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.

HANDSAN

70% Alcohol hand rub with moisturiser which kills a range of bacteria and viruses with a 30 second contact time. Handsan rapidly evaporates from hands without leaving a residue or odour. It is effective against enveloped viruses. There is added moisturiser for skin protection and is also suitable whenever soap and water is not readily available.

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.

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.

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.

Peradox

A clear, colourless, non-foaming peracetic acid, hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid based liquid terminal disinfectant, effective against a wide range of bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens. Peradox is fast acting, economical in use and is effectively used for descaling, removing biofilm and sanitising drinking water systems, dairies, milk processing plants and food process closed plant systems. The product is environmentally friendly and non-tainting.

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.

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.

TARGET

A heavy duty alkaline foam cleaning detergent which can be used in high pressure water or compressed air foaming systems. Target forms a stable, effective foam for rapid removal of organic soiling, heavy fat and grease deposits and is ideal for use in meat, poultry and other food processing industries. It is suitable for both hard and soft water and does not contain caustic soda so is suitable for use on all soft metals (including aluminium).

TARGET ACID FOAM

A powerful, heavy-duty acidic detergent formulated for removal of scale, hardened protein and food soil. It is suitable for use in high pressure washers or through compressed air foaming systems. Target Acid Foam is suitable for cleaning of floors, walls and ceilings and all types of metal equipment in poultry and meat abattoirs and livestock housing. It produces a thick stable acidic foam, which ensures maximum contact time on the surface to be cleaned and is suitable for use in hard and soft water.

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

TRIGON

High active unperfumed hand wash formulation with a thorough cleansing action and excellent grease and soil removal. Trigon is mild and gentle to skin; added moisturiser provides skin protection. Produces a rich and creamy lather. It is suitable for frequent hand washing to help prevent cross contamination.

VANODOX

A stabilised foaming blend of peracetic acid in equilibrium with hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid which is highly effective against bacteria, viruses and fungi. It has an economical 1:200 general dilution rate and is ideal for use in intensive housing and food processing plants. Vanodox is non-staining, non-tainting and biodegradable. It is also very effective against Aspergillus so can be used for fogging new bedding and hatcheries. Registered with Act 36 and DEFRA approved.

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.