copper in soil

Discussion in 'Dairy Goat Info' started by Dusty, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. Dusty

    Dusty Member

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    I was wondering if the copper in your soil report will effect they copper in the browse? Is this copper available to the goats that graze the forage? My soil reports came back as copper at .28 ppm, and it said that it was high for veg. crops. Anybody have any info. about this?
     
  2. Sondra

    Sondra New Member

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    go to www.saanendoah.com and read the copper link it is abt soils in CA but should give you some ideas abt what your asking.
     

  3. NubianSoaps.com

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    You will never hear these words come out of my mouth very often because ours is lame...but this is one area of reasearch that I bet your local extension agent may be able to help you with :) Vicki
     
  4. Ashley

    Ashley New Member

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    My understanding is, yes, high copper soil will result in high copper browse. I know I read about some sheep that got copper toxicity from grazing in a pasture where there had been pigs before. The pigs were getting a high copper mineral and their manure had increased the copper in the soil.
     
  5. susie

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