Trace mineral nutrition of ruminants on forage based systems

Mayland, H.F. (1986) Trace mineral nutrition of ruminants on forage based systems. p. 7. In: Proceedings of Montana Livestock Nutrition Conference. 1986/01/30-31.

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Abstract

Sheep and cattle are complex biological factories. Outputs or products from these factories may be meat, milk, wool, developing fetus, etc. The inputs or raw products going into the system include oxygen, water, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals. Production can be slowed down when any of the operating inputs is out of balance. Some minerals are required in relatively large amounts and are known as the major elements. Others are required in much smaller amounts and generally function in various enzymatic reactions in the body. Minerals in this last group are referred to as trace elements and include cobalt (Co), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), iodine (I), manganese (Mn), selenium (Se), zinc (Zn), and molybdenum (Mo).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0623
Subjects: Animal > Animal health
Irrigated crops > Grass forage > Chemistry
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:57
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2017 23:07
Item ID: 1041
URI: https://eprints.nwisrl.ars.usda.gov/id/eprint/1041

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