copper

Discussion in 'Sheep' started by pepaw, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. pepaw

    pepaw Member

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    is 30ppm copper to much for sheep? all the mineral block in farm supply stores in my area, have at least 30ppm copper.
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  2. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    A better question for a vet but the rule of thumb is no supplimental copper in mineral or feeds. Do they not sell loose sheep mineral in bags?
     

  3. pepaw

    pepaw Member

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    I am in Alabama and this is not sheep country. We can get both loose and block minerals but 30ppm copper is the least amount i cand find
     
  4. YuccaFlatsRanch

    YuccaFlatsRanch Well-Known Member Supporter

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    My sheep minerals have 2-6 ppm of copper. That level is safe.