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25-Hydroxycholecalciferol as a feed additive

Expanding target livestock of feed with 25‑Hydroxycholecalciferol. Language(s): English. Number of pages: 1

MAFF will amend the standard for method of manufacture and specifications for ingredients of feeds in general stipulated in the "Ministerial Ordinance on the Specifications and Standards of Feeds and Feed Additives" (Ordinance No. 35 of 24 July 1976 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry).

(Proposed amendment)

The content of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol in feeds must be no more than 100 mg per ton of feed for cows, 50 mg per ton of feed for pigs and/or 80 mg per ton of feed for chickens. 25-hydroxycholecalciferol is allowed to be used as a feed additive for cows, pigs and chickens only.