converting website visitors - news, features, articles and disease information for the poultry industry

Novus International
Mintrex - Minerals Get in and Stay in

IPPE Insights: Innovation driving efficiency, profitability & sustainability
At Novus International, new innovative products and...
Novus debuts new research at Poultry Science Association meeting
Novus International, Inc. announced it will reveal...
IPPE Insights: Novus Int. offers gut health solutions that impact performance
Gut health continues to be a hot topic in the global...
Joint donation from Novus International and INEOS Nitriles funds local safety project
Novus International, Inc. and INEOS Nitriles, LLC announced...
Novus international increases price for Methionine product
8% increase for methionine products....

Novus FEEDGUARD® poultry antioxidant additive

A dry, free-flowing product for use in dry mixes, FEEDGUARDTM is a proprietary blend of ethoxyquin, BHT,TBHQ, citric acid, and feed-grade carriers (silica dioxide and calcium carbonate). FEEDGUARD feed preservative is used to preserve fats, oils, vitamins, and pigments contained in dry animal feed.

Feeding Instructions

Use as an antioxidant additive mixed in the final feed.

Add FEEDGUARD at rates of:

  • 125g to 250g per metric tonne (0.0125% to 0.025%) of final feed

Inclusion rates are based on an “as fed” basis.

In finished feeds, total ethoxyquin from FEEDGUARD and any other source of ethoxyquin must not exceed 0.015% (150ppm).

Nutrient Specifications

  • Amorphous Precipitated Silica
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Ethoxyquin
  • BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)
  • TBHQ (tert-butyl hydroquinone)
  • Citric Acid

Product Characteristics

  • Appearance: White to off-white free flowing powder
  • Odor: Characteristic
  • Solubility in Water: Not Applicable
  • pH: Not Applicable
  • Bulk Density: 55-65 lbs./cubic foot
  • Packaging: 25 Kg (55 lb.) bags
  • Shelf Life: 1 year when stored as directed

Our Sponsors


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals