Vitamin B12

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Also known as Cyanocobalamin.

What it Does[edit | edit source]

Maintains enzyme systems, cholesterol metabolism

Symptoms of Deficiency[edit | edit source]

Poor appetite, poor growth, lethargic, low red blood cell count (anamia) and dark pigmentation

Prevention[edit | edit source]

Feed your animal at least three different types of food. This will ensure it gets adequate supply of this vitamin.

  • Don't use old food. Vitamins decay very rapidly once exposed to the air, heat or being frozen. Try to feed food that is no more than 6 months old.

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