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Water for livestock: interpreting water quality tests

Summary

When considering whether a water source is suitable for livestock, it is essential to test:

  1. pH
  2. Salinity, and
  3. Chloride levels.

This Primefact also discusses:

  • Symptoms of salt poisoning
  • Additional water testing services
  • Salt in pasture and feed, and
  • Interpreting results from the water sampling kit.



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Primefact 533

Published: 01 Apr 2014