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Tue Feb 11, 2014 08:54 AM CST

Question:

I have three rams and three bulls. I want to group them in the same field. What mineral should I use for the rams and bulls? Could I put out a sheep mineral for both species?

Answer:

If they are in the same area, you will have to use a mineral approved for the sheep. Long-term feeding of a complete cattle mineral can kill sheep because of the copper.

This is the Swiss Army Knife approach to minerals. While a Swiss Army Knife will do in a pinch for a ...

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