Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Issue cover

Editor: E H Lawson

Cover picture: Our cover picture taken at the Bramley Research Station clearly shows the effects of cobalt deficiency on Guernsey heifers. The deficient heifers are stunted and lean despite an abundance of green pasture. The long-haired “wasty” coat is a characteristic feature. The healthy heifer in the centre of the picture was raised on pastures containing adequate cobalt. See Cobalt – Its Use to Control Wasting Disease on page 844.


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