I’m putting out High-Mag mineral, but cows are still going down?

I’m putting out High-Mag mineral, but cows are still going down?

Dr. Lawton Stewart

Southeast Cattle Advisor

Grass tetany, also known as grass staggers, magnesium (Mg) tetany, hypomagnesemia, and wheat pasture poisoning, is a nutritional disorder caused by either 1) an inadequate amount of dietary Mg, or, 2) other mineral related factor that is preventing (antagonizing) dietary Mg from being properly absorbed or utilized. Magnesium is considered a macro mineral and is needed in beef cattle diets to insure proper growth, reproduction, and metabolic function.

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