Suppress Estrus in Cats with Melatonin

Melatonin implants are a safe, reversible option to delay or suppress estrus in cats. Specifically, the term estrus refers to the “heat cycle” in which the female cat is sexually receptive for reproduction. Reasons why cat owners choose melatonin implants It’s true that the most effective way to prevent feline overpopulation is to have your […]

What is Seasonal Alopecia in Dogs?

If your dog suffers from seasonal alopecia that seems to recur, you owe it to yourself and your canine friend to try a treatment plan with MELAWIN Melatonin Implants.

Is Your Horse at Risk for Seasonal Alopecia?

Horse owners understand that the coat plays another critical role as an indicator of the animal’s overall health. One of the rewards of caring for your horse is enjoying the beauty of a full, healthy-looking, shiny coat. If your horse struggles with seasonal alopecia, you may want to add MELAWIN Melatonin Implants to your arsenal of potential remedies. Your horse deserves to have a beautiful, healthy coat, free of bald patches.

Melatonin Calms Anxiety in Dogs

Dog owners are finding that melatonin has a calming effect for anxiety and suppression of seizures.  It also effectively and efficiently supports their dog’s regrowth of a healthy coat following seasonal shedding.

Melatonin Benefits Sheep’s Wool & Reproduction

The administration of melatonin by continuous release from implants assists in sheep production throughout the year. This article focuses on the production aspects of wool growth and quality, and reproduction. Maintaining your sheep’s melatonin level during the months with fewer daylight hours supports better results in both aspects.

Seasonal Alopecia – The Shedding Cycle

If your animals are beginning to look a little scruffy and start losing hair instead of growing a beautiful winter coat, the reason may be a case of seasonal alopecia. MELAWIN Melatonin Implants offers a viable solution using a high-quality, product that has served countless pet, show, and farm livestock owners for years.

Can Melatonin Help with the Problem of Hair Loss in Cattle?

Hair loss (alopecia) is a common disorder among various livestock who depend on their coat for comfort, protection from the elements, and overall good health. This condition is a concern for any pet owner, but of particular concern for owners who show livestock in competition, or prepare them for sale. Those who invest time and resources to show horses or livestock know that an entry with apparent patches of hair loss will not show as well in competitions.

Can I administer the application of Melatonin Implants myself?

Yes, you can. However, it is critical to wear protective gloves and handle the implant with forceps. Before applying, clean the needle and application site with a medical-grade disinfectant.

NOTE:  If you are unfamiliar or inexperienced with administering injections into animals, we recommend consulting your animal health professional.

Where is the melatonin capsule implanted in the animal?

In the smallest sized Melatonin Implant, the thickness is just .08″ (2 mm). This tiny capsule is shot subcutaneously just under the skin. In larger animals, many farmers place it behind the ear lobe, where loose skin is available. In smaller animals, it is best to inject the implant into the area between shoulder blades.

Do not use automatic application guns, since they tend to jam easily with these slightly flexible implants.

When Is The Best Time To Start Administering Melatonin Implants And How Many Capsules Should I Use For Optimum Hair Growth In My Livestock Or Show Animals?

For cattle, 3-4 capsules can be administered approximately 120 days before your target date for livestock shows, sales, auctions, or other events. Repeat using two implants every 30 days following the initial implant. 24.0 mg is recommended.

For sheep, melatonin implants may be started 90 days prior to the target date. Repeat the process every 30 days after the initial implant, using 2 implants of 12.0 mg.