Mineral lick for outwintered dry cows?

crashbox

Member
Livestock Farmer
Any thoughts on mineral lick for outwintered far-off dry cows?
Holsteins outwintered on big bale silage (mature stuff) up to 3 weeks from calving.
They have a proper transition diet 21 days from calving.
Special dry cow lick is about 4 quid a bucket more than general purpose lick...

Thoughts appreciated.
CB
 

Kiss

Member
Location
North west
Partially forget the price depends what’s in it, if it’s only extra mag your wasting your money

ours would have no minerals until about 3/4 weeks precalving but not Holsteins,
 

Martyn

Member
Location
South west
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they do same non organic to
 

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