Copper sulphate is used as an additive feed to promote growth and correct copper deficiencies in the animals. The copper sulfate feed grade, is used in the elaboration of mineral premixes, that complement the proper feeding of livestock and poultry.
- Copper takes a part in synthesis of hemoglobin, synthesis and activation of some enzymes in animals.
- Copper, iron and cobalt are called haematogenous elements.
- Lack of copper will incur anemia, myasthenia of limbs, ataxia and arrest of development.
- High dosage of copper can improve growth and lower feed consumption.