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Yearbook in review 2008-2009, Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association



Yearbook in review 2008-2009, Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association


Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association yearbook; Reports; PublicationNT




Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).






Livestock -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Beef cattle -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Ranches -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

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Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association Incorporated

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/685539; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/685542; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/685540

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Contact Joe White on PH: 08 8999 9200 or 0448 999 205 Your local specialists for Mack, Volvo and UD Trucks Contact Joe White on Ph: 08 8999 9200 or 0448 999 205 1890 Berrimah Road, Berrimah NT 0828 NUTRITIONAL ADVISORY SERVICE FREECALL: 1800 804 096 Allan Ross David Carpenter 0428 288 882 0428 282 220 Calcium, sodium, potassium and magnesium are electrolytes needed for normal metabolism of an animal. It has been suggested through trials that stress in animals is the imbalance of these electrolytes. Stress such as prolonged and continuous heat stress in animal in live export boats, animals being transported domestically over long and short distances, livestock walking long distances during musters, working horses, weaners in the yard during weaning or even sick animals all suffer from stress. Studies done in Australia have shown that supplementing cattle with electrolytes reduces glycogen loss and improved dressing percentage on cattle prior to slaughter. electrolytes supplied in drink water can also markedly increase daily water intake. Warriss PD (1990) the handling of cattle pre-slaughter and its effect on carcass and meat quality. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 28, 171-186 GUARANTEED ANALYSIS Salt 20.92% Potassium 2.16% Magnesium 0.37% Sodium 8.2% Chloride 13.52% Fructose 1.6g/100g Glucose 2.2g/100g Maltose 0.2g/100g Lactose 0.2g/100g Cattle Tranz Electrolyte supplement An electrolyte tablet containing a balanced array of essential minerals, glucose and fructose. T L1 71 12 52 Available in three sizes, 40gm for small water buckets eg: during shows, 150gm for 200L troughs and 1kg block for large 600 litre water troughs. Suitable for all livestock

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