Cholesterol XG

Shrimp Farming:
Cholesterol is an essential ingredient in diets for shrimp farming as it improves the immune system and growth of crustaceans. Two products are offered by Dishman Netherlands Cholesterol SF and Cholesterol XG which both have the same mode of operation and defined particle size.

Product:
Cholesterol XG reduces susceptibility to diseases by strengthening their immune system. Cholesterol improves the food conversion ratio (FCR) by improving the shrimps weight gain. Shrimps need cholesterol as building block for shrimp tissue needed for the moulding process. Cholesterol cannot be synthesized by the shrimp themselves.

CAS No. 57-88-5

Specifications
Cholesterol (GC), in % : ¡Ý 80
Total sterol (GC), in % : Typical 85
Loss on Drying, in % : ¡Ü 0.3
Peroxide Value in mmol H2O2 : ¡Ü 20
calculated as O/kg

Application
As an ingredient for shrimp feed Cholesterol is an essential molecule for the synthesis of molting hormones, sex hormones, bile acids, vitamin D and is a building block for shrimp tissues. Cholesterol cannot be synthesized by the shrimp and has therefore to be added to the shrimp feed.

Packing
Fibre drums containing 50 kg net in plastic foil.
Storage
To avoid contamination keep the drums well closed.
Stability
Retest after 3 years, if stored at ambient temperature in original, undamaged packing.

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