Magnesium Sulphate

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Magnesium Sulphate
Formula: MgSO4

Physical description
Transparent crystals, or white powder.

  • Aids in the prevention of metabolic diseases associated with magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is needed by animals to maintain normal levels of calcium in the blood.
  • Magnesium is needed as a co-factor for many chemical reactions in the body.
  • Magnesium is needed for nerve transmissions, muscle function and bone mineral formation.
  • Rumen microbes need magnesium to digest dietary fibre.
  • Cattle cannot store magnesium therefore daily supplementation is needed particularly if levels of pasture potassium and nitrogen are high.