After having received approval by EFSA for safety and efficiency in April 2010, Lesaffre Feed Additives is now vey glad to announce that during the last Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health vote of the European Commission, Actisaf Sc 47 (Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC Sc 47) received full approval in rearing calves as zootechnical additive and gut flora stabiliser under the number EC 4b1702. This new authorisation is the twelfth in the Actisaf Sc 47 family! This new authorisation positions Actisaf Sc 47 uniquely as the only yeast with permanently authorised in 7 ruminant categories.
This new authorization is specific to calves for rearing, from birth until 4 months. The minimum dose is 1.5 x 109 CFU/kg of complete feedingstuff or milk replacer.
The main benefits in calves are as follow:
Ÿ Actisaf Sc 47 reduces digestive disorders
Ÿ Actisaf Sc 47 reduces the problems associated with weaning
- Calves consume concentrates and forage earlier
- Helps the transition for liquid to solid feed
Ÿ Actisaf Sc 47 improves zootechnical performances