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Summer Benefits of Melatonin for Livestock Producers

Summer Benefits of Melatonin for Livestock Producers

During the summer heat, livestock producers face financial challenges with taking care of their animals.  A few researchers have recently studied the benefits of melatonin supplements in certain livestock animals. The research stated that, “ Melatonin has hypothermic and antioxidant effects and may counter the detrimental effect of heat stress on livestock production.” The study also showed that melatonin supplements might be able to protect certain animals from heat stress which can cause other physical problems.  With the benefits of…

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Melatonin and Pups

Melatonin and Pups

Do you have a new pup or older dog in the family? Was New Years Eve filled with whines as your little “mans best friend” hid under the bed out of fear?  Or does your dog have patches of fur falling out? If yes then melatonin supplements might help. These supplements come in a few forms. These include tablets, liquids, capsules or powder. Plain tablet form is the most recommended for dogs simply hide it in their food.  This supplement…

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Can Melatonin Help Your Dog?

Can Melatonin Help Your Dog?

Is your dog afraid of loud noises? Does your dog experience stress, separation anxiety, trouble sleeping, or seizures? Melatonin might be the answer for your beloved pet. Melatonin has been shown to help calm and relax dogs (Vet Blog). Melatonin has also been used to treat insomnia and separation anxiety. Melatonin can help “reset” a circadian rhythm which is the internal body clock that tells your dog when to sleep and when to wake up. Very few side-effects have been…

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