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Bioplex Magnesium

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 Magnesium Proteinate supplement for horses 

Bioplex Magnesium is for any horse that may benefit from additional Magnesium for support of insulin action, and balancing of excitatory effects of Calcium in the nervous system and skeletal muscle.  Tests that can be done to confirm Magnesium deficiency include urinary Magnesium clearance.  Magnesium levels in hay can also be tested.  The recommended minimum trial period is 3 days to 2 weeks.

Magnesium Proteinate may be more bioavailable than inorganic forms of Magnesium for horses to ensure a higher level of Magnesium delivery to cells.  A single 1900 mg dose of magnesium from Bioplex Magnesium for horses may be the equivalent of 3,166 mg of Magnesium from an inorganic Magnesium supplement.  Magnesium Proteinate is palatable to horses as a supplement in feed.


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Feed at the rate of one scoop (providing 1900 mg of elemental magnesium). Consult your Uckele representative and/or veterinarian as to use advisability when feeding levels beyond the recommended 1 scoop. (included)

2 lb. jar = 47 day supply

Magnesium is involved in over 250 separate body reactions in the horse.  In many cases it serves to naturally balance the actions of Calcium.  Calcium has an excitatory effect on muscle and nervous system tissues.  Magnesium is often supplemented because it helps support normal insulin action and helps keep blood vessels normally dilated.

A Magnesium supplement may be indicated for both absolute and relative deficiencies in horses.  An absolute deficiency is when the total Magnesium intake is below the minimum recommended for the horse.  A relative deficiency is when high levels of Calcium or Phosphorus may interfere with Magnesium absorption.  Horses on high intakes of fat may also benefit from a Magnesium supplement, since fat and Magnesium combine in the intestinal tract to form nonabsorbable soaps, which are formed when fatty acids react with Magnesium ions to form compounds called stearates, also known as "soaps."  These Magnesium stearates do not remain dissolved in solution and are carried out of the intestinal tract without being absorbed. 

The recommended supplement dosage of Magnesium is ideally based first on analysis of the diet, but knowledge of regional mineral profiles in forages can also be used.  In most areas a dose of 5,000 to 10,000 mg of Magnesium daily (equivalent to 1.5 to 3 generous scoops of Bioplex Magnesium) is a good starting point.  Seek advice of your veterinarian or nutritionist about feeding higher levels. 



Guaranteed Analysis Per lb:
Magnesium 10% min

Magnesium Proteinate

Feeding Directions :
Feed at the rate of one 29.6 cc scoop (providing 1900 mg of elemental magnesium). Consult your Uckele representative and /or veterinarian as to use advisability when feeding levels beyond the recommended 1 scoop.

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