Salt and Minerals

Supplementing livestock with salt is essential for optimal weight gain, milk production and overall health. The Co-op stocks a variety of salt in the form of blocks or loose with each type containing specific minerals to balance the needs of each animal based on his needs due to physiological or environmental conditions.

Common formulas are white, iodized, trace mineral, trace mineral w/selenium, and less common are cobalt and sulfur. Please visit http://www.nasalt.com/products/animal-nutrition/mineralized-salt/ for additional information on loose and blocked salt.

Also stocked at the Co-op are SWEETLIX®, a complete selection of protein, mineral/vitamin and medicated supplements for cattle, horses, goats, sheep and wildlife in a variety of forms and sizes. Each are formulated to address seasonal and forage variables as well as differing animal needs. The SWEETLIX® supplement system has a solution for all of your livestock nutrition challenges. Please call for availability. More information can be found here.

Trace Mineralized

Trace Mineralized

A popular mineralized agriculture salt, Trace Mineralized Salt contains the six core micro minerals required for basic animal health. The proper combination of zinc, manganese, cobalt, copper, iodine and iron optimizes your herd's weight gain, feeding efficiencies and overall performance.

  • Formulated for all classes of beef and dairy cattle, pigs and horses
  • Also available in a non-copper formula for Sheep
  Trace Mineral Trace Mineral w/Selenium Iodized White
Salt (NaCI) Min 95.50% 95.0% 97.0% 98.0%
Salt (NaCI) Max 98.50% 95.5% 99.7% 99.9%
Zinc (Zn) Min 3,500 ppm 3,500 ppm    
Iron (Fe) Nim 2,000 ppm 2,000 ppm    
Manganese(Mn) Min 1,800 ppm 1,800 ppm    
Copper (Cu) Min 280 ppm 280 ppm    
Copper (Cu) Max 420 ppm 420 ppm    
Iodine (I) Min 100 ppm 100 ppm 100 ppm  
Cobalt (Co) Min 60 ppm 60 ppm    
Selenium (Se) Min 90 ppm      

SE-90 with Selenium

SE-90 with Selenium

Selenium-deficient diets can cause multiple health issues, including heart disease, white muscle disease, paralysis, and reduced reproduction. Selenium deficient soils are prevalent in the Pacific Northwest which makes this a popular formula amongst livestock owners. At the same time, Selenium intoxication can be an issue if directions for use are not carefully followed.

Helps maintain health and protects animals against several diseases.

  • Works as an antioxidant
  • For all classes of beef cattle and horses
  • Not to be used with other selenium supplements

Salt Blocks 50 lb.

Salt Blocks

Designed for free-choice feeding, our blocks are extremely tough and weather resistant. Avaialable in most formulas.

  • Extremely tough and weather resistant
  • Designed for free choice feeding
  • Supplies daily ration of sodium and chloride

Available in:

  • White salt
  • Trace Mineral (with or without Selenium)
  • Iodized