- low conception rates
- low litter sizes
- increased cost
Populate is a supplement formulated especially for Boars, it includes essential nutrients that are required for optimum semen production. It is formulated with high concentrations of Vitamin E, Selenium and Biotin. It also contains Levucell SB and Nucleotides.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protacts cell membranes from damage and increases the quality and quantity of spermatozoa.
Selenium acts as an antioxidant and is vital for the development of spermatozoa, a deficiency in Selenium can affect the structure of the sperm cells and lead to a loss of mobility.
Biotin plays an important role in the activity of many enzymes. It also helps to improve hoof condition and prevent foot lesions.
Nucleotides are the building blocks of DNA and are required for rapid cell multiplication, making this highly important in spermatogenesis.
Levucell SB is a probiotic containing live yeast. It improve health status by neutralizing toxins and reinforcing the natural protective barriers in the pig whilst stimulating gastrointestinal enzyme activity; leading to an all round healthier Boar.
Boars are usually fed on the sam diet as sows and gilts for convenience. The advantage of Populate is that a separate ration is not required. Populate has been designed to be fed on top of the boars current feed ration.