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Chelated Minerals
Mon Sep 1, 2014 11:12 AM CDT

University of Georgia animal scientists used the 216-cow herd at the Northwest Georgia Research and Education Station to see if there was a difference in the chelated versus the inorganic forms of copper, zinc and manganese.

The 2011 study started 30 days before spring calving season (January, February and March) and continued through calving season 2012. Cows were put on either an inorganic form of mineral or a chelated mineral, the amounts given based on 4 ounces consumption per head per day.

No differences were found for birthweight of calves or adjusted weaning ...

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