To illustrate the benefits of clean water for livestock we have put together for your reference a list of recommended further reading. All these articles and publications can be found via way of internet search. In addition direct click-able links are within the list below.
1. off site water – how does it influence cattle perfermance, pasture distribution, and water quality
Source: D.W Bohnert. Eastern Oregin Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Burns, OR 97720
Note: Available on the Oregon State University website
Source: H. A. Lardner A D, B. D. Kirychuk B, L. Braul B, W. D. Willms C, J. Yarotski B
A Western Beef Development Centre, PO Box 1150, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, S0K 2A0, Canada.
B Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration, 1800 Hamilton Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 4L2, Canada.
C Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, PO Box 3000, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 4B1, Canada.
Note: Available on the CSIRO publishing website (Australian Journal of Agricultral Research).
Source: Queensland Murray Darling Committee
Source: Department of Agriculture and Food
Source: Government of South Australia Primary Industries and Resources SA
Source: Department of Environment and Primary Industries
Source: By Gene Surber, Kent Williams, and Mark Manoukian
Note: Available on the Montana State University website
Source: By Stephen Boyles Ohio State University Extension Beef Specialist
Note: Available on the Ohio State University website
Source: By F. Higgins, Carmen T. Agouridis, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, and Amanda A. Gumber, Agricultural programs
Note: Available on the University of Kentucky website
*We are by no means endorsing these articles however a determination can be made that clean water has benefits to the health and ultimate weight gain of livestock. Many more articles can be found on this topic by way on internet search. Further search direction for more articles can be offered upon request.