Patersons curse (Echium plantagineum) may poison sheep, particularly Merinos
Having a plan to manage the impact of sporadic outbreaks of diseases or health problems is critical. Sheep producers should be able to recognise problems early and take corrective action to prevent welfare issues and production losses.
Key decisions, critical . . . → Read More: Manage sporadic outbreaks of disease in sheepflocks
Information on toxic plants and noxious weeds is available through the websites listed below. For further identification and management of toxic plants and noxious weeds consult your local private veterinarian or consultant or relevant state government authority.
List of websites:
Australian Animal Health
Department of Primary Industries, Victoria
. . . → Read More: References to identification of toxic plants and noxious weeds
It is important that you are able to recognise those plants in your area that are toxic, particularly those which are toxic to goats. In terms of managing the threat posed by toxic plants there are a number of factors that you need to consider:
• Poisonous plants may include pasture species at certain . . . → Read More: Plants Toxic to Goats