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  • Amino Acids Based on the findings of Dr Sarah Ralston-assoc professor Rutgers University USA Foal nutrition does not begin from the day the foal is born, but rather from the day the foal is conceived. Providing the mare is in good condition, the final three months of her pregnancy is nutritionally vital, as the foal gains half its birth ... Read more about this post
  • Are We Being Ripped Off? 3 Years ago we launched and started to manufacture our own range of animal supplements. We hired an ISO 9000 animal pharmaceutical company to do our manufacturing, to ensure that our formulas were sourced, mixed and packaged exactly, to our strict requirements. We only use 'human grade' natural ingredients, of which several are imported into SA. Read more about this post
  • Necessary Probiotics The word ‘Probiotics’ means ‘for life’ and has been used for centuries as a natural health promoter, which exerts health effects beyond inherent basic nutrition. Vast research has been conducted, where Probiotics has emerged as a valuable tool in both human and veterinary medicine, used rather as a preventative medicine than as a disease therapy. True Probiotics ... Read more about this post
  • Pit-Track K9 Conservation Unit Pit-Track is an organization that specializes in Rhino Protection using highly trained operators and attack dogs. These dogs work in pairs, tracking both the Rhino and the poacher.  They have had 9 KILLS to date. These dogs are trained for 2 years at a cost of around R200 000-00 each.  Promix is sponsoring 2 dogs ... Read more about this post
  • Probiotics: The Benefits of Yoghurt: Dr Alan Greene  In school, my daughter is studying the diversity of ecosystems from the Great Barrier coral reef near Australia to the equatorial rainforests of the Amazon River basin. Her eyes widened when I described to her the amazingly complex ecosystem hidden in the dark recesses of our intestines. As many as 500 different species of bacteria form a society there, in a delicate balance with each other and with their 'earth' - us. We are outnumbered in our own bodies - there are more bacterial cells in us and on us than there are human cells. The beneficial bacteria produce critical enzymes that we need for our health. When everything is going well, we all benefit. Read more about this post
  • Should We be Using Supplements on Our Horses? According to the Equine Nutrition papers written, presented and accepted by the American Association of Equine Practitioners, yes, horse's do require supplementation. Quality and quantity are the crucial factors. Horses require over 50 nutrients in an optimum diet. 14 different Vitamins, 15 Minerals and 22 Amino Acids are essential. Read more about this post
  • Taking Horse Aminos Foal nutrition does not begin from the day the foal is born, but rather from the day the foal is conceived. Providing the mare is in good condition, the final three months of her pregnancy is nutritionally vital, as the foal gains half its birth weight during this time. Once the foal is born, it draws ... Read more about this post
  • Talking Horse Minerals Minerals are an essential part of any horse's diet, despite the fact that, like vitamins, they contribute no energy whatsoever. Without minerals, horses would not be able to metabolise fats, proteins or carbohydrates. Their muscles and nerves would not function, nor would their bones be able to support their weight. Read more about this post
  • To Supplement or Not? You most certainly do not need to be a novice, to be confused on the subject of Equine nutrition. There are no longer discussions about whether Vitamins & Minerals are needed for horses, but rather in what amounts they are needed. Read more about this post
  • What joint supplement to get? Choosing a joint supplement for your pet could be more than a little confusing and pretty expensive! Some facts to assist you in making an informed choice….. Based on international clinical trials and many accepted, published article’s, a good place to start would be to choose a joint supplement with maximum contents of: CHONDROITIN for improved joint function ... Read more about this post

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