Goat health - copper deficiency


Copper deficiency is a common mineral deficiency condition in sheep and cattle in New South Wales. Little is known about the condition in goats, although on some coastal properties the
signs of copper deficiency can be quite severe.

This Agfact contains information about the following aspects of copper deficiency in goats:

  • occurrence
  • clinical signs
  • diagnosis
  • control


Primefact 1598 Third Edition

Published: Sep 2017