King Salmon
(Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)


Optimised feeds for farmed King Salmon

New Zealand is the largest provider of King salmon globally. King salmon, also known as Chinook salmon, are farmed mainly in the south island of New Zealand. King salmon starts their life in freshwater and then migrate into seawater. This presents some unique challenges nutritionally.

Our commitment to research and development on the nutrition of the King salmon life stages has led to a range of feeds being designed for every step of the farming process

Active nutrition

Each feed has to suit fish species, size, biology, environment and health, as well as take economy into account.

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Transfer success

Smoltification is a critical phase for King salmon. We have a product range specifically for prepare smolt for transfer and adapting to seawater conditions.

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High performance

For producers who look for highly efficient and fast production, we have the technology.

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Active Nutrition product range

Active Nutrition is the basis for all Skretting's fish feeds, with diets tailored to the fish and their situation.

Each component of the diet is there for a specific reason, to perform a particular action that contributes to health, welfare and growth of fish at that time and in the prevailing conditions.

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Below is the Active Nutrition product range available for King salmon:

  Hatchery diets (freshwater)  Smolt diets (saltwater)

Grower diets (saltwater)

Optimal Nutrition
Normal Conditions

Nutra XP
Nutra RC-R
Nutra Supreme RC-R

Orient Supreme
Orient 50, 100, 500
Orient Plus 50, 100, 500

Orient 1000, 2000, 3000
Orient Premium 1000, 2000, 3000
Proactive Nutrition
Prepare for stress
Protec RC-R Protec OR 50, 100, 500
Protec OR Gill HT 50, 100, 500
Protec OR 1000 
Protec OR Gill HT 1000
Specific Nutrition
Nutra Supreme RC-R  HT

Orient Supreme HT
Orient HT 50, 100, 500

Orient HT 1000, 2000, 3000
Orient Premium HT 1000, 2000, 3000 
Orient HO 1000, 2000, 3000 
  Broodstock diets    

Optimal Nutrition  

Vitalis SA RC-R