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All ruminants (including sheep, cattle and goats) require cobalt in their diet for the synthesis of vitamin B12.
Copper is an essential trace element for animals needed for body, bone and wool growth, pigmentation, healthy nerve fibres and white blood cell function.
Slender iceplant, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, is a small, succulent, winter-growing annual weed, most common in the eastern Wheatbelt.
Selenium (Se) is now recognised as an essential trace element for ruminants.
Selenium and vitamin E are essential in sheep diets, and work together to prevent and repair cell damage in the body.