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HydraVantage is a highly refined, flavored and soluble nutritional premix for swine and poultry. This soluble premix can act as a gut conditioner and help support immune system function, especially during times of stress.

Fresh Water Humic Acid that can support immune system function, and Fulvic Acid, an organic natural electrolyte that easily diffuses through membranes

Butyric Acid that is a vital energy source for intestinal cells

Vitamin C - A key antioxidant that can help improve performance in health-challenged pigs

Synergies of Combined Ingredients


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REFERENCES (links to PDF files of referenced materials)

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  11. Bergstrom, J., and M. S. Edmonds. 2014. The effects of dietary supplementation with a stabilized form of vitamin C (Rovimix® Stay-C® 35) on the growth performance and concentrations of plasma ascorbate and serum vitamin D3 metabolites of nursery pigs. Midwest Animal Science Meetings. Abstract 189.
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  13. Edmonds, M.S. 2012. NutriVantage® Poultry Pack for Commercial Poultry Operations (KNG Nutrition Notes)