Classified into two groups:
Macro or major elements (required> 100 ppm)
7 macro minerals are Ca, P, Mg, Na, K, Cl and S
Micro or trace mineral elements (required<100 ppm)
The 18 trace elements are Fe, Cu, Co, Zn, I, Mn, Se, Mo, Cr, F,Ni, Va, Si, Pb, Hg, Cd, Sn and As.
Essential inorganic nutrients, required in small amounts
Required for growth, maintenance, reproduction andproduction (Egg & Meat)