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VITAMIN D - When to give

Our Dam after the Summer Rain!

Our Dam after the Summer Rain!

The Industry Standard is to give this monthly during wet/cloudy weather. In Southern States - this is during Winter. In Queensland - this is during our Wet Season in Summer. Some breeders like to give Vitamin D with Phosphorous - such as Coforta or CophosB, as it is thought that the D is absorbed better when given together, like when taking Calcium with Magnesium.



What other times of the year do you give Vitamin D


What are the symptoms of Rickets - Vitamin D deficiency


We recently gave our monthly shots of Vitamin D/CophosB, only to find two animals within a week were showing signs of Rickets:

 


31 Dec 14



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