Mineral Nutrition–Identifying Problems and Solutions
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Unfortunately in formulating supplements for cows grazing native range, the importance of minerals and trace minerals are often overlooked and not properly understood. Both of these nutrients are required at low levels by cattle and because that's the case, producers often consider them an insignificant component of the beef cow diet. They have less impact than protein and energy on cow-calf performance and economics, but they should not be overlooked.