What makes salt necessary for animals?

Salt is a chemical compound. And why animals need salt? Since salt is mainly composed of sodium and chloride, it also contains other important trace elements such as calcium, magnesium, selenium and phosphorus. All of these minerals are essential for the healthy development of animals.

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Sodium, for example, balances blood pH. Chlorine, on the other hand, balances the acid balance in the body and improves digestive system

In addition, one of the micronutrients, calcium in salt, is essential for the development of strong bones and teeth in lactating cows and lactating calves. It also has other important features like.

  1. Milk production,
  2. Muscle moves
  3. Keeping a regular heart-beat,
  4. Blood clotting,
  5. Properly function nervous system.

Animal Salt Licks in the Nature.

Wildlife can usually be seen in salt springs or salt deposits in the nature, also known as salt licking. They get the nutrition they need from salt licks. Since all animals need salt, salt shakers in nature are popular gathering places for animals.

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