ID

SPES-62NP

Authors as Published

Gabriel Pent, Ruminant Livestock Systems Specialist, Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center; and John Fike, Forage Extension Specialist, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

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The consumption of toxic tall fescue causes vasoconstriction in livestock, reducing their ability to cool themselves. This has implications for animal productivity particularly during the summer months.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

September 19, 2018