Organic acids have the ability to reduce microbial competition with a host for nutrients. They exert an antimicrobial effect similar to antibiotics, reducing the population of Escherichia coli, salmonella and Clostridium. Organic acids also reduce GI pH, reduce ammonia and loose droppings.
Essential oils are volatile oils obtained from plants. Widely proposed as alternative to antibiotics due to the anti-microbial, anti-viral, anti-oxidant and immunomodulating activity. Essential oils are known to increase growth performance and feed efficiency by increasing secretion of endogenous digestive enzymes and regulation of the gut microflora.
Synergistically the combination delivers stronger remedy, for improved digestive process throughout the digestive tract.
Organic acids work more effectively in the feed, crop and gizzard while essential oils appear to work more effectively in the intestine. Synergistic effect of Essential oil and organic acids, gives strong biocidal activity against the harmful bacteria