Managing mineral deficiencies during winter

Rural Exchange 29/07/2018

Calving and mating times for cattle can be uncertain times.

Add in the unpredictability of the seasons and it can become extremely tough to manage mineral deficiencies in our animals.

Animal nutrition specialist Paul Sharp joined Rural Exchange to discuss the importance of magnesium in grazing stock diets, why winter and spring conditions can cause deficiencies, and how we can get additional magnesium into the stock diet.

Animal nutrition is a regular feature on REX, thanks to the experts at Seales Winslow. If you have any questions or want to find out more, visit their website.

Watch the full interview with Dave Scullin above.

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