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Guide To Trace Elements

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Ewe health and performance are closely linked, and the ewe’s dietary requirements must be met for optimum performance. Trace element requirements must be met to prevent deficiencies occurring which may affect livestock’s health, welfare, and performance. Cobalt, selenium, copper and iodine are covered in this Fact Sheet including their roles, the symptoms of deficiency, trace element levels required, diagnosis of deficiency, and supplementation.

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