Horses need high quality, digestible forage. Unlike cattle or sheep, ruminant animals having a four compartment stomach, horses have a simple stomach, meaning only one stomach. Ruminants are capable of utilizing high fibre feeds to a greater extent than horses.
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Bromegrass (Bromus tectorum) Weed.
The invasive grass Bromus tectorum is troublesome to farmers and many ecosystems. It usually thrives in disturbed areas preventing natives from returning to the area. Disturbance such as overgrazing, cultivation, and frequent fires encourage invasion. Once established the natives cannot compete and the whole ecosystem is altered.
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