Copper is an essential trace mineral for all stages of production throughout an animal’s life. Critical functions of copper include:
- Bone formation and maturation
- Iron metabolism
- Cellular respiration
- Hair and wool pigmentation
- Lipid metabolism
To keep an animal healthy and productive it is necessary to ensure they are able to consume and absorb enough copper from the diet to meet the needs of these functions. SQM’s bioavailability is proven.
SQM Copper is approved for use in all classes of livestock, pets, and aquaculture.