Guide to Toxic Plants in Forages

Nice, Glenn
Purdue University
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Several plants that find their way into our pastures are toxic to horses and cattle. In some cases, the chemicals that make these plants toxic are still at toxic levels after being baled into hay. The best way to assure that forage is as safe as possible is to keep these plants out of your fields and pastures. To do this, proper weed identification is crucial.
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Technical Report
University of Arizona

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