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Water: The Essential Nutrient
KEY TAKEAWAYS IN THIS ISSUE OF TECHNICAL TOPICS:
- Outside of oxygen, water is the most vital nutrient to life.
- Reduction of water intake causes reduced feed intake and production.
- Poor water quality can impact water intake, as well as supply unhealthy levels of minerals.
- Each dairy and well is different, and the type of mineral present changes how bioavailable, and thus how much of an impact it will make.
- Water treatment options are available to improve water quality.