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Feeding the dairy herd

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TABLE A-12. COMPOSITION OF COMMON MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS (DM BASIS)
Calcium
Phosphorus
Potassium
Magnesium
Sulfur
Supplement % g/lb % g/lb % % %

Ammonium sulfate1 24
Bone meal 31 140 13 59 2
Calcium carbonate 39 177
Calcium sulfate 23 104     19
Dicalcium phosphate 22 100 19 86      
Dolomitic limestone 22 100 10
Limestone 34 154 2
Magnesium oxide 3 14 56
Magnesium sulfate 20 27
Monoammonium phosphate1 24 109 2
Monocalcium phosphate 16 72 21 95 1
Monosodium phosphate 22 100
Potassium chloride 50
Potassium magnesium sulfate       19 12 22
Sodium sulfate   10
Sodium tripolyphosphate 25 114

1Crude protein equivalency; ammonium sulfate —134 %, monoammonium phosphate — 71%.



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