Cattle health during the dog days of summer: Footrot

Cattle health during the dog days of summer: Footrot

Laura Mushrush

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“Iodine in a salt-mineral mix, or some other supplement mix are really helpful to not only prevent cases, but minimize the severity if they do occur,” he says. “Trace minerals such as copper and selenium are highly beneficial for immune response, priority determined by what region of the country you’re in. Copper is more so in the Midwest and selenium in the West, Great Lake region and Southeast.”

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