Mineral nutrition, Feeds, Western Australia
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Think carefully before buying proprietary "shotgun" licks, warns Animal Nutrition Officer Dr. L C. Snook in this article.
Many of these licks contain a variety of minerals not needed by stock in Western Australia, and misleading claims are sometimes made as to their value.
Dr. Snook concludes that only three minerals are needed in this State, and gives a recipe for a cheap all-purpose lick containing them.
Snook, Laurence C.
"Minerals for livestock : Shotgun licks : a waste of money,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 3:
2, Article 14.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol3/iss2/14