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Removing Fe to Improve Water Quality for Dairy Cows

Last week I wrote about the palatability of drinking water when iron (Fe) is above 4 ppm.  Now let’s look at some ways to get Fe out of your water if you have a level that will interfere with water … Continue reading

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Effects of Fe on water quality for dairy cattle

For decades, the guidelines for Fe in drinking water for dairy cattle suggested that 0.3 ppm was a level at which palatability would become an issue. This level was based on human palatability guidelines. In the February 2013 Journal of … Continue reading

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