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Shamrock Breath Easy-Block

Shamrock Breath Easy-Block

Shamrock Breath Easy-Block

Uses:

Palatable seaweed based supplement that contains a rumen buffer and all trace elements, minerals and vitamins aimed at reducing respiratory problems in calves and beef stock.

Benefits:

√ Complimentary feedstuff for calves (>12 weeks)
√ Added Eucalyptus to relieve respiratory congestion
√ Added Selenium and Vitamin E to enhance immunity

Available in:

18kg and 40kg

Consumption Rate:

20g/100kg/day
Allow 1 bucket per 20 calves

Shamrock Breath Easy-Block

  • Cost effective solution for respiratory support
  • Very practical to use
  • Complimentary supplement for calves with added EUCALYPTUS to relieve respiratory congestion
  • Palatable seaweed-based supplement
  • Contains a rumen buffer - 2.5 times buffering capacity of NaHCO3 - aids digestion
  • All trace elements, minerals and vitamins.

Trace Elements in Shamrock Breath-Easy:

Cobalt:

  • Functions as a component of vitamin B-12.
  • High-concentrate diets require more cobalt than forage-based diets.
  • The primary deficiency symptom is loss of appetite and poor growth.

Copper:

  • Is an important component of many enzyme systems essential for normal growth and development.
  • Deficiency signs include reduced fertility, depressed immunity and “burnt” hair

Calcium iodate:

  • Good nutritional source of iodine in animal feed.
  • Iodine is an essential mineral to function the thyroid hormones- that regulate metabolism.
  • The first sign of iodine deficiency is goitre in new-born calves.

Iron:

  • Primarily required for the formation of haemoglobin.
  • Deficiency symptoms include anaemia, depressed immunity and decreased weight gains.

Manganese:

  • Required for normal reproduction, and foetal and udder development.
  • Concentrate-based diets are low in manganese and supplementation is necessary when feeding these diets.

Zinc:

  • Is a component of many enzymes and is important for immunity, male reproduction, and skin and hoof health.
  • Cattle have a limited ability to store zinc and supplementation is always necessary

Selenium:

  • Anti-oxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Deficiency causes: white muscle disease (similar to muscular dystrophy) in new-born calves.
  • Weak at birth and increase their susceptibility to diseases sudden death syndrome

The Value of the Vitamins:

  • Vitamin E can be helpful for short-term periods of stress that may occur when calves are co-mingled and transported at weaning.
  • Vitamin D aids the absorption of calcium and phosphorus from the intestine and their deposition in the bone matrix.

Benefits of Eucalyptus:

  • It is Anti-bacterial
  • It is Anti-Viral
  • It is Anti-fungal
  • It has Anti-inflammatory properties- Treat fever
  • It helps to soften mucus in obstructed airways and loosen cough
  • It helps to regenerate lung tissue and aid the whole breathing process
  • It stimulated rbc functioning⇢ Increase O2 supply to every cell in the body ∴ very effective in all disease states

How Breath-Easy works:

  • 1. Antibacterial effect
  • √ Natural effect against pasteurella
  • 2. Stimulates a specific immunity
  • √ Organic-selenium & natural vitamin E
  • √ Increased production of antibodies
  • √ Suppresses rise in body temperature
  • 3. Facilitates easy breathing
  • √ Increased respiratory exchange in lungs

Breath-Easy : Rates of usage

  • Average consumption rate is 20g/100kg bodyweight/day.
  • Available in 18KG and 40KG buckets
  • Eg: Allow 20 animals per 18kg bucket
  • Cost per head/per day: 10 cent

Take home Message on Breath-Easy:

  • Effective support in case of respiratory problems
  • Facilitation of easy breathing
  • Natural antibacterial effect
  • Stimulation of specific and non-specific immunity
  • Loosens mucus in the airways
  • Convenient and Practical to use
  • Full mineral supplement to counteract any deficiencies(No other supplementation required)

Key Points about Shamrock Breath-Easy Block

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