Salt Licks have over 70 minerals and trace elements. The Himalayan salt animal licks are beneficial for the growth and overall health of all farm animals, big game animals, and pets. It can also attract animals like whitetail deer, mule deer, elk, moose, and antelope. Such licks are especially important in ecosystems with the poor general availability of nutrients.

As the rock is very hard, animals cannot bite the chunk off as compared to artificially made licks. Animal licks are made in different weights and provided with a handy rope which makes it easy to hang onto fences and the branches of trees.