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Pig Minerals

 
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Hey everyone.

Does anyone know where you could purchase loose minerals & salt (premix) for swine? (Located in Ontario)
I have found the Sow premixes... but it tends to have too much excess minerals for growers.
(this is for pastured pigs)

Looking to do free choice, since I purchase my grains from local farmers (do not include any minerals in them)

Just can't seem to find any swine minerals except the 'sow mineral'

Thanks so much !
 
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check out ws feeds that's where I used to get mine
 
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Location: Mountains of Vermont, USDA Zone 3
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Careful, salt can kill pigs.

For minerals we use our soil or kelp. But we don't free feed the kelp due to the salt.

-Walter
 
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Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Are you in Ontario Canada?
 
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im in nova scotia but I know they have stores in ontario
 
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