POISONOUS PLANTS COMMONLY FOUND IN HORSE PASTURES
Dr. Krishona Martinson, University of Minnesota eXtension

Each year numerous horses (and other livestock) are injured or die as a result of accidentally ingesting poisonous plants. Recent wide-spread drought has exacerba...

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Determining a horse’s body weight is important for weight and feeding management and administration of medication.  A livestock scale provides accurate measurement of body weight; however, few owners have access to a scale.  This presentation will focus on metho...

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Reducing hay waste starts with buying quality hay and proper storage. However, waste can also be reduced though feeding management and careful selection of a feeder. New research on hay waste and economics of nine unique round bale feeders will also be discussed...

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You buy (or harvest), haul, carry, and stack it. Now make sure that your hard-earned hay will be usable when you need it. This presentation will teach you how to become an expert horse hay connoisseur by focusing on methods to evaluate and feed hay, including bu...

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This webcast will cover the key to preventing problems with poisonous plants and proper identification and avoidance of these plants.  Examine pastures, hay fields, roadsides and fence rows for poisonous plants. In a drought year, or a year when feed is short, t...

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