Selenium ups cow health

May 2006
Farmers Weekly;5/5/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p50
Trade Publication
The article reports on the findings of a study on the benefits of selenium on the health status of cows in Great Britain. According to the study, improving the selenium status of suckler cows with a more effective organic supplement source resulted in a higher health status for both cows and calves and increased daily gains in calves. The study compared three different selenium supplementation levels carried out with 60 Belgian Blue cows on two farms with low selenium status, carried out by the University of Liege, Belgium.


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