Livestock Salt is essential for providing the Sodium Chloride minerals to keep your animals healthy. Sodium is important for the functioning of the central nervous system, while chloride regulates the balance between acids and bases in the stomach. Together these two essential nutrients keep the fluid balance at the right level. If the Sodium Chloride levels aren’t at the appropriate levels, muscle cramps, a harsh coat and reduced appetite are just a few of the symptoms that occur. Taurus Natural Iodized Stock Salt is as basic as stock salt comes, containing only Sodium Chloride and low levels of Iodine.