Forage Mineral Concentrations in Grazed Warm-season Bahiagrass Pastures in Florida

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Forage Mineral Concentrations in Grazed Warm-season Bahiagrass Pastures in Florida
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Myer, Robert O.
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University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
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"Original publication date July 2010."
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Bob Myer, Lee McDowell, Cheryl Mackowiak, and Ann Blount2 Paspalum notatum

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Forage Mineral Concentrations in Grazed, Warm-Season Bahiagrass Pastures in Florida 2 Understanding Commercial Free-Choice Mineral Mixes for Beef Cattle Getting the most out of bahiagrass pasture fertilization Mineral concentrations in cool-season annual grass pastures in north Florida 2001 Florida Beef Report Feeds and Nutrition7th ed.

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Forage Mineral Concentrations in Grazed, Warm-Season Bahiagrass Pastures in Florida 3 Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle7th rev ed., 2000 ed. 2005 Florida Beef Report Forage macro-mineral concentrations of grazed bahiagrass pastures in Florida (dry matter basis). Calcium 0.27 0.06 0.3 to 0.4 0.3.6 Phosphorus 0.23 0.05 0.2 to 0.3 0.10.25 Sodium 0.02 0.01 0.1 0.02.04 Potassium 1.3 0.3 0.6 0.8.5 Magnesium 0.29 0.6 0.1 to 0.2 0.22.30 aTaken from NRC 2000; the lower numbers for Ca and P are for mature cattle and the higher numbers for growing cattle; for Mg, the higher number is for lactating beef cows only. bPreviously reported concentrations in fresh bahiagrass on a dry matter basis from four different sources: (1) Ensminger et al. 1990, (2) NRC 2000, (3) averages of analyses of bahiagrass samples conducted by the University of Georgia from 2006 to 2009 (data provided by Dr. Dennis Hancock, Univ. of Georgia), and (4) average analyses of bahiagrass pasture samples from an earlier survey (Cuesta et al. 2001).

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Forage Mineral Concentrations in Grazed, Warm-Season Bahiagrass Pastures in Florida 4 Forage trace mineral concentrations of grazed bahiagrass pastures in Florida (dry matter basis). Copper 4.2 0.5 10 3.0.0 Iron 70 19 50 70 Zinc 22 3 30 20 Manganese 102 35 40 80 Cobalt 0.06 0.01 0.1 0.03.08 Selenium 0.03 0.01 0.1 0.04.08 aTaken from NRC 2000. bPreviously reported concentrations in fresh bahiagrass on a dry matter basis from four different sources: (1) Ensminger et al. 1990, (2) NRC 2000, (3) averages of analyses of bahiagrass samples conducted by the University of Georgia from 2006 to 2009 (data provided by Dr. Dennis Hancock, Univ. of Georgia), and (4) average analyses of bahiagrass pasture samples from an earlier survey (Cuesta et al. 2001).