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Posted 1 Sep 2023 in Animal Nutrition

Exogenous bile acids and gut health for weaning piglets

Gut health is important for weaning piglets, in particular when the high dosage of ZnO and antibiotics are removed from piglets feeds.. Apart from the dietary nutrients’ digestion and absorption, the gut is the largest immune organ in...

Posted 25 Aug 2023 in Expertise

Redox strengthens its Human Health and Nutrition business with the acquisition of Optigen

Redox the leading distributor of chemicals and ingredients in Australia has acquired the business of Optigen Ingredients Pty Ltd completing the transaction on the 25th of August 2023. Optigen is an Australian market-leading company...

Posted 18 Aug 2023 in Animal Nutrition

Crystalline histidine application in aquaculture

Taurine is a β-amino acid containing a sulfonate instead of a carboxylic group in α-amino acids. It is vital for organ development and aging but not for protein synthesis. Taurine is needed for membrane stabilization, has cytoprotective...

Posted 3 Aug 2023 in Expertise

High dosage of ZnO and coated ZnO

High dosage of zinc oxide (ZnO) in piglet feed has been widely used to control post weaning diarrhoea (PWD). In the modern pig industry, weaning generally occurs 21-28 days after birth. The administration of high dosage of ZnO usually...

Posted 19 Jun 2023 in Announcements

June Stocktake Announcement

Our warehouses will be closed for an essential Stocktake on Thursday, June 29th and Friday, June 30th.  Consequently, the final deliveries before the closure will occur on Wednesday, June 28th. Normal operations will resume...

Posted 31 May 2023 in Animal Nutrition

Tannin can be used to prevent bloating and tree bark stripping

Tannins are polyphenolic commands and the secondary metabolites of higher plants. Tannins are generally classified as condensed tannins, hydrolysed tannins and phlorotannins. Condensed tannins consist of flavan-3-ol subunit linked together...

Posted 23 May 2023 in Chemicals

CAROAT® from United Initiators

Redox are proud distributors of a range of products from United Initiators including CAROAT®. CAROAT® is the preferred option to solve problems which are caused by super chlorination when using common pool & spa sanitizers, such as...

Posted 9 May 2023 in Expertise

Preventing Milk Fever in Dairy Cows

Milk fever is a hypocalcaemic paresis at parturition, caused by the sudden and large demand of calcium from blood due to the onset of lactation in dairy cows. It is now clear that this large demand of calcium can not be met by dietary...

Posted 19 Apr 2023 in Animal Nutrition

Reduced protein diets and exogenous bile acids supplementation

In recent years, it is widely accepted that based on an ideal amino acid profile, a moderate reduction of dietary crude protein (CP), 20 to 30 g/kg, will not compromise broiler chicken performance. These reduced CP levels are usually...