Concern among some dairy nutritionists has recently been expressed that "high potassium" content of hay and silage is reducing milk production in some high-producing dairy herds. Alfalfa and grass hay and com and grass silage, which have been heavily fertilized, are the objects of this concern. The nutritional question being considered in this article is whether an animal diet excessively high in potassium (1
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