• Hormoform is a feed supplement which is designed to make up any mineral or vitamin deficiency in the basic diet of a racing pigeon.
• A compound of high energy fats and oils proteins amino acids yeast malt extract vitamins minerals trace elements all mixed on to a cereal base.
• Hormoform easily fits into any system and is a wonderful aid during breeding racing and the all important moult.
• Fed during the breeding season Hormoform gives the youngsters that all important good start in life.
• Fed during the racing season Hormoform regularly produces top class winners at both sprint and long distance races.
• Hormoform contains the important amino acid Methionine which is invaluable during the moulting period and supports the growth of new feathers
Used by John Duthie from Dundee. Owner of champion racer 'Better Still' - winner of the 'King George Cup' 'The Gold Cup' 'ETRD Newcombe Trophy' British Homing World Trophy'.
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Hormoform The History Hormoform was first launched in 1954 after 2 years feeding trialsinvolving some of the leading fanciers. Hormoform is a supplementaryfeed which was probably the first truly scientifically formulatedsupplementary feed ever offered to the racing pigeon. The results were remarkable. Fertility and virility improved andHormoform's influence on the production of crop milk ensured strongwell-grown youngsters. Birds raced better than ever and as a result demand for Hormoform hasincreased steadily since its introduction. This and the fact that most ofthe important races have now been won by Hormoform prepared birdsdemonstrates the satisfaction and confidence fanciers have found in thisproduct. The Formulation Hormoform is a compound of energy-yielding fats and oils animal andvegetable protein yeast cod-liver oil malt extract amino acidsvitamins minerals and trace elements supported on a cut-wheat base. The calculated typical analysis is as follows: 12% Protein8.8% oil5.1% Fibre The protein in Hormoform is designed to complement the protein in thetraditional diet not replace it. The nutrients contained in Hormoform include: Vitamin A Nicotinic AcidVitamin D3 Calcium PantothenateVitamin K BiotinVitamin D1 (Thiamine) InositolVitamin B2 (Riboflavine) CholineVitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) Amino Benzoic AcidVitamin B12 LysineChloride Cystine GlycineIodine CalciumCobalt Sodium ChlorideCopper PhosphorusManganese ZincIron ArginineMethionine Tryptophane The Principle behind Hormoform Hormoform is formulated to supplement the traditional mixture meaning for example that if a vitamin is recognised as being ata low level in the traditional mix it will be included at a high level in Hormoform. Over the years the formulation of Hormoform has been adjusted to take advantage of the most recent research. These small but significant changes enable the fancier who used Hormoform to benefit from the latest developments in nutritional science at the same time relying on a feeding system that has stood the test of time. Most Recent Change Most recently the role of methionine in relation to feather quality has been identified. Feathers are made up of a protein called Keratin. This protein contains a large percentage of sulphur an element that is mainly absorbed from the diet in the form of methionine (free sulphur cannot be absorbed and passes straight through the bird). Methionine is an amino acid (from which proteins are made) and the bird is totally reliant on its presence in the feed. Because of the importance of feather quality and the fact that traditional feed mixtures may be low in methionine the most recent improvement to Hormoform has been to increase the level of methionine included in the mix. This means that birds fed Hormoform are unlikely to be deficient in methionine so feather quality will be optimised. Feeding Instructions Resting Birds - 57g (2oz) per 450g (1lb) feedRacing Birds - 71g (2.5oz) per 450g (1lb) feedBreeding Birds - 86g (3oz) per 450g (1lb) feed Hormoform should be given daily with the feed at the recommended strength. Hormoform can also be given separately in a container for the birds to feed to their own individual requirement.