micronutrient

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micronutrient

[¦mī·krō′nü·trē·ənt]
(biochemistry)
An element required by animals or plants in small amounts.
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This study was planned to investigate the effect of using trace minerals boluses as a source of Se, Cu, Zn, Co and Mn to Naemi ewes at late gestation (60 days prepartum) on the mineral profile of the ewes and their newborn lambs at birth, colostrum composition and weight of the newborn.
However, the correlation of trace minerals with the quantitative helminth burden can better be studied in controlled experiments (case-control study) using standard mineral supplementation and artificial infection of model helminths on a time series scale.
Age is the easiest determinant of antler size to control, but no matter how old, they need a source of quality protein and trace minerals from early spring through July when antler growth occurs.
She conducts third-party lab tests every season on all of her products to ensure that her labels can honestly claim more than 80 trace minerals and no contaminants.
Too often, the Cascade Minerals folks say, use of artificial chemical fertilizers eventually depletes the amount of essential trace minerals in the soil.
Quali Tech[R] is a leading blender of vitamins, trace minerals and drug components for the animal feed industry for over 40 years.
In the case of inorganic trace minerals, increasing the amount in the diet does not equate to more availability to the animal.
Every Loyall formula contains natural sources of Omega 3, six fatty acids, organic trace minerals to promote healthy skin and coat, and glucosamine from natural sources.
We need to find a way to encourage people to pull back on fat and eat more foods rich in micronutrients and trace minerals from fruits, vegetables, whole grains and soy," said Vincent.
You can add a variety of other trace minerals to your mix, but it's important to remember not to go overboard with them--adding too much can be toxic to deer.
Aquamin is a completely natural ingredient and contains more than 70 beneficial minerals and trace minerals, all of which have specific health benefits.