Cobalife VB12 Plus Selenium is for treating and controlling Vitamin B12 and selenium deficiency in sheep and cattle.
Selenium is a trace element that is necessary for normal metabolism; it is an essential antioxidant and key component of proteins that have a role in muscle function, immune system, and synthesis of thyroid hormones. Selenium deficiency can result in lameness, White Muscle Disease, reduced fertility and immunity, and reduced wool and milk production. Deficiency may occur at any year stage but is more likely to happen during stressful periods such as calving/lambing and growing periods of stock.
Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that acts as a coenzyme for various metabolic functions, including fat and carbohydrate metabolism and protein synthesis. It is vital for glucose production in ruminants, which is essential to meet the high energy demands of growth and lactation. Vitamin B12 deficiency results in reduced appetite and growth rates, ill thrift, infertility and reduced wool and milk production.