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PROTEIN DIGEST -COPPER PROTEINATE (FEED GRADE)  Cu -8-10%

Copper Proteinate is the product resulting from the chelation of copper with amino acids and/or partially hydrolyzed proteins as. It is a nutritional animal feed supplement formulated to prevent and/or correct copper deficiency in animals.

The copper from copper proteinate is highly available. It works in respiration, synthesis of hemoglobin and production of collagen. It is also an antioxidant and helps prevent oxidation of fatty acids.

Copper is an essential component of many enzymes. Copper deficiency exhibit anemia, reduced growth, loss of pigmentation in hair, changes in hair growth and appearance, heart failure, easily fractured bones, diarrhea, compromised immune system function, and impaired reproduction, particularly estrous cycle disruption. Breed composition of cattle also affects copper requirements.

Physiological Importance:
Helps to form red blood cells.
Important in the construction of hair and muscle.
Key to the utilization and proper metabolism of proteins.
Deficiency Symptoms:
Ill thrift.
Poor conception.
Rough coat.
Hair discoloration.

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