Iron and Phosphorus for Steers


I T is recognized that iron and phosphorus are interrelated nutritionally. In 1931, Cox et al. demonstrated that excess iron reduced bone ash and blood and bone phosphorus of guinea pigs. Similar results were reported in chicks (Deobald and Elvehjem, 1935) and the effects could be overcome by increasing dietary phosphorus. More recently Lassiter (1967… (More)


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