Feeding Kelp to your Herd | Bailey’s Bit About Nutrition

Why feed kelp to your herd?

Kelp is a natural feed supplement that is packed full of bioavailable minerals and vitamins. Feeding cattle kelp is a great way to fill in trace mineral deficiencies. Kelp also has a great source of iodine, which can support thyroid and metabolic health. The benefits of feeding kelp to the herd include improved reproduction health, improved calf development, and preventing disease. Kelp enhances cattle performance in many ways. It includes selenium and zinc, which supports breed back. It also supports animal health, for it contains zinc and iodine, which prevents foot rot, and also contains copper and selenium that prevents pink eye. Kelp is a great source in filling in micronutrient deficiencies so the herd can improve digestion functions, reproductively, and their immune system. Healthier cattle equals better productivity.


Product of the Week: Thorvin Kelp

Thorvin is an all-natural organic kelp product for animals. It is the best of the best when it comes to kelp. They dry their products slowly with geothermal energy to hold in all the natural minerals and vitamins without cooking and burning them out. Throvin compared to other kelp has the highest selenium content whereas other kelp products can’t even put selenium on their label for the content is so small.

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