Varying pasture conditions mean forage nutrients will also differ depending on location. NDSU Extension Livestock Systems Specialist Janna Block says a forage analysis can pay big dividends for a livestock herd. “Even in a drought situation, the forage mineral analysis can be a good investment to know how to supplement. We could be over supplementing minerals.” Vitamin supplements will also improve herd health. “Vitamins are a whole new ballgame and can be provided through mineral supplements.”
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