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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2343-2

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In areas where soil and vegetation are low in selenium, ewes that consume a selenium-rich wheat coproduct in their feed pass the needed selenium to their nursing offspring. The adults can retain the selenium benefit for up to a year before they require more of the coproduct.


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Last Modified: 1/31/2012