Plant poisoning warning for northern NSW

Bracken fern is a common cause of poisoning Cattle producers on NSW’s north coast are being warned about an increase in plant poisonings in livestock. Recent dry conditions are encouraging cattle to seek what appears to be promising green pick, the North Coast Local Land Services District Veterinarian team has warned. “Unfortunately some of the alternatives to pasture are toxic,” District Veterinarian Dr Ian Poe said. “Young stock are particularly prone, as they are learning about what is edible, however sometimes this is learnt the hard way and care should be taken with recent introductions who may be unfamiliar with toxic…

Source: Beef Central
Plant poisoning warning for northern NSW