Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
The primary concern in mineral nutrition is to provide salt and adequate levels of calcium and phosphorous in approximately a 1.3 to 1 ratio.
By providing good care, horsemen can minimize the costs of health care and maximize their enjoyment of their horses.
The horse industry is alive and well in Louisiana. Purses for racing Thoroughbreds and quarter horses are high, and quality show horses are found in nearly every barn. Knowledge of horse owners and their ability to care for their animals is also increasing. Neurologic diseases and how to best prevent them continue to present challenges to our horses as well as their humans.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture