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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3

Article Title

Cobalt

Keywords

Western Australia, Cobalt, Wasting disease, Denmark wasting disease, Soil trace elements, Limonite, Limonite lick, Denmark lick, Soil additives, Feed additives

First Page Number

154

Last Page Number

157

Abstract

Cobalt is one of the most interesting of the so-called "trace" elements. Particularly is this so to West Australians as the use of cobalt has permitted farmers to rear healthy sheep and cattle where previously this was impossible. Also, it was in this State that Filmer and Underwood carried out much of the fundamental work which led to the discovery of the vital importance of cobalt.

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