Month: May 2018

one black and one white cow on pasture

Mineral Spotlight: Sulfur!

One of the more overlooked minerals in ruminant nutrition is sulfur.  A key ingredient in formation of some amino acids, formation of collagen, hormones, vitamins, and oxygen carriers, this nutrient makes up around 0.25% of an animal’s bodyweight. As long as forages are green, they generally have a sufficient level of sulfur in them.  However, when ruminants …

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