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Poisonous grasses and livestock

Stories of mass poisoning incidents of livestock due to toxic grasses made headlines especially overseas. Animal ecologists  have studied whether this hazard is also lurking on German pastures.  "Dangerous Pastures: Deadly Grass Puts Horses at Risk" -- Such dire warnings on the websites of horse owners and horse lovers may cause people to see their environment in a whole new light. Because what they once considered the epitome of pristine nature, green meadows of grass gently swaying in the wind, is actually home to numerous toxic substances that can be lethal for horses, cattle and sheep.  Read more....



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