Dairy cow mineral research

Posted 30 July 2012

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Researchers at Harper Adams University College are investigating copper metabolism in dairy cows.

Copper is an essential trace element in the diets of dairy cows, and can be used in various ways.

This project is part of a DairyCo research partnership and will help farmers and nutritionists to formulate diets that use this element correctly, avoiding over-supplementation.

Watch the video to find out more.