What’s The Important Role Of Mineral Additives In Sheep?
Minerals are an indispensable nutrient for sheep. It plays an important role in maintaining the life, health, normal growth and development, reproduction and production of sheep.
First, the body structure is a main component such as bones and teeth, such as calcium.
Second, maintain the body's pH and adjust its osmotic pressure balance, such as titanium chloride and potassium.
Third, maintain normal physiological functions of nerves and muscle activities, such as magnesium, potassium, sodium and calcium.
The fourth is the auxiliary component of the enzyme or the activator of the enzyme, which affects the metabolism of the body energy sewage compound, protein and fat. For example, phosphorylase requires magnesium; fine pigment oxidase requires iron and copper; alkaline phosphatase and carbonic acid enzyme require zinc; it is a component of pyruvate nuclease; and selenium is a component of glutamate peroxidase. Wait.
Fifth, it is closely related to hematopoietic function, such as iron, copper and diamond. Iron plays a very important role in the delivery of oxygen and various oxidation systems in the body.
The sixth is a component of certain special functional compounds in the body, such as iron is a component of hemoglobin, and drilling is a component of vitamin B12. It can be seen that mineral additives are of great significance in the nutrition of sheep.