QS-enabled feed for more well-being

                       easy - effective - inexpensive - safe

The new VILOLith® PECKStone for layers, broilers, geese and turkeys should be set up or hanged into the stable as "changeable" manipulable material (within the meaning of QS "Tierwohl" package).
The PeckStone ist approved for organic farming also among the guidelines of Bioland e.V.
Behavioral abnormalities such as feather pecking and cannibalism are effectively restricted and inhibited.
Simultaneously, the beaks are worn off by the  PECKStone which significantly reduces the risk of injury when peck each other.
VILOLith® PECKStone 
The selected composition and structure guarantees a high level of acceptance at the animals. Likewise the "PECKStone" gives the animals the possibility of an individual additional intake of Ca, Mg, Na and trace elements. Thus, a healthy metabolism is supported and also the bone structure and plumage is enhanced.
The PECKStone has no negative effect on egg production for yolk color or fattening.
Versatile use of VILOLith® PECKStone
  • ensures active pre-occupation of animals through material wear
  • enables natural behavior during the search for food and consumption
  • promotes activity and mobility of the animal
  • reduces stress-initiating interactions between animals
  • prevents the occurence of feather-pecking and cannibalism
  • the additional intake of magnesium and sodium calms the animals and prevents behavioral deviations
  • the mineral component supports natural beak wear because of its good wear effect


Application examples from practice.

Manipulable material for layers, broilers, geese and turkeys.

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Different hardness gradesPickstein Hängeelement

enables adaption to the activity and age of the animals.
71288 – PECKStone medium
• highly attractive, especially  for chick and for short fattening periods

71255 – PECKStone hard
• The often-used standard for young hens and layers

71251 – PECKStone Duo
• like PECKStone hard, but available as splitted PECKStone
  (at least one palett)
71285 – PECKStone extra hard
• for tough demands, in case of renunciation of break-treatment, also for parent poultry

How to set up/ hang up/ split manipulable material

The setting up of PECKStone should be made in a covered area. The stones can be left in the bowl, plunged from the bowl and placed directly on the floor or on top of the upturned bowl.
Also hanging is possible, which is especially interesting for the turkey husbandry . For this purpose, a special hanging element has been developed which is also available.
From many own tests and feedback from our customers, we recommend one PECKStone:
  • each 500 to 800 layers and turkeys
  • each 1.000 broilers
 Flyers for VILOLith® PECKStone
 for broilers                                    for layers                                       for  turkeys

For further information please contact Mr Dr Egbert Strobel:

Dr. Egbert Strobel
advisor poultry

Phone: +49 5493 9870 59
Fax: +49 5493 9879 57


When VILOLith® PECKStone for turkeys is hung up slightly higher he is well accepted and used.

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