Gold Label Epsom Salt can traditionally used in a weekly mash and to
replace lost mineral salts after exertion, but also valuable as a salt
Cattle – Magnesium Sulphate is a palatable and useful supplementary
source of Magnesium which will generally be beneficial to the
Typical feed rates are 50 – 100 gms/head/day but this will vary
according to the overall diet. Over feeding of anionic salts can result
in toxicity. Introduce 2 -3 weeks prior to calving (not before). Best
results are obtained when used in conjunction with a zero calcium dry
cow mineral, but ensure that a high calcium dairy mineral is fed
immediately upon calving.
Horses – Magnesium plays an important part in nerve and muscle function,
and horses deficient in this important element can show signs of
nervousness, wariness, excitability, and muscle tremors. This gives
magnesium its reputation for having a calming influence on equines.