The miracle of magnesium

While magnesium deficiency is classically associated with staggers, this mineral has an important role in helping the body make use of calcium. Even if they are showing no external signs of illness, cows with mild deficiency can experience slow calving, resulting in less vigorous calves and increased risk of stillbirth.

Below is an article written by Siobhan McDonald from SRUC about the importance of magnesium, especially in calving cows.


The miracle of magnesium 1 February 2023 pdf (1.7MB)
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