A Quick Guide to Goat Minerals

Minerals can be divided into two categories: macro minerals including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, sodium, and chlorine; and micro minerals including iron, iodine, zinc, copper, and selenium. Goats have different macro and micro mineral requirements than other ruminant species. When selecting a mineral supplement for your herd, choose one made specifically for goats. Supplements made for other species will not provide optimum levels and may even be harmful.

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