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Adequate organic feeding of poultry according to their requirements - focus: new sources of riboflavin (vitamin B2)


The intention of this project is the development of a procedure for the production of an organic feedstuff high in riboflavin (vitamin B2), performed by the company Agrano, a cooperating partner of FiBL. Within the scope of feeding trials the utilization of feed rich in riboflavin will be tested on breeding hens and broilers. The shelf life of the feedstuff will also be tested with storage trials.

The aim of the feeding trials are to evaluate, if the provided riboflavin product is appropriate as a supplement used within compound feed for breeding animals (indirectly also for embryos) and for broilers.

Financing/ Donor
  • Federal Ministry of food and Agriculture (BMEL)
(Research) Program
  • Federal Scheme for Organic and other Forms of Sustainable Agriculture (BÖLN)
Project partners
  • Agrano GmbH & Co. KG, Marc Pflimlin (Kooperationspartner)
  • Lehr-, Versuchs- und Fachzentrum für Geflügel- und Kleintierhaltung Kitzingen, Dr. Klaus Damme (Unterauftragnehmer)
  • Öko-Beratungs-Gesellschaft mbH, Werner Vogt-Kaute (Unterauftragnehmer)
FiBL project leader/ contact
  • Leopold Jochen
(people who are not linked are former FiBL employees)
FiBL project staff
Role of FiBL


Further information
FiBL project number 6701
Date modified 22.01.2020
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