Ragwort Poisoning – A Real Danger Horses

Ragwort Poisoning

Ragwort Poisoning – A Real Danger Horses Ragwort Poisoning; information on prevention and treatment from the team at XLEquine. Ragwort is a very common weed, recognised by its bright yellow flowers. It’s often seen growing in equine paddoks, on rough land and on the roadside verges. It can also be found on pasture that is particularly overgrazed, or in ‘starvation’ paddocks. When it is growing it is unpalatable to horses, but when wilted or dried in hay, it loses its bitter taste and will readily be eaten but unfortunately retains...

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