Web-Based Guide to Plants Poisonous to Livestock

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Questions about potential toxicity to livestock from several plants are a year-round topic. Sometimes the grazing animal has the opportunity to select (rightly or wrongly) to consume or not a plant; however, on other occasions, the potentially toxic plants are part of already baled hay, and hence selection by the livestock may be more limited. Toxicity thresholds vary by type of livestock and several other factors. A web-based guide to identifying plants potentially poisonous to livestock, as a first step, is available online.

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