Don’t forget to provide minerals for your sheep! Forage, feed, and water are big parts of feeding sheep, but it doesn’t stop there. In addition, there are the ‘little parts’ of sheep nutrition – minerals, both micro- and macro-, and Vitamins. Minerals from Calcium and Phosphorus to magnesium and manganese can be present in forage or may need to be supplemented. Selenium is often deficient in feed, and copper is toxic to sheep at levels that other livestock require. Salt (NaCl) is often the ‘carrier’ to get the minerals to sheep. Read more here.