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Contaminated Feed Kills Six Horses In Minnesota

Six horses were killed after eating feed from Gilman Co-op Creamery in Gilman, MN, which was tainted with monensin. An antimicrobial for cattle and poultry, monensin is toxic to horses in even small doses. The feed that killed the horses was a custom blend made specifically for the farm where the horses were located. The […]

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Drought In Australia Affecting Even Large Thoroughbred Farms

Drought conditions in Australia are affecting all livestock owners, including large Thoroughbred breeding farms, with an increased cost for hay and the potential for limited quality hay in the near future. Farms like Yarraman Stud and Arrowfield are considering or have implemented an additional fee on horse owners to cover the rising cost of quality […]

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Multispecies Grazing Helps Control Weeds In Pastures

As horses prefer tasty, lush grass to graze on, they can leave lots of vegetation behind in pastures that they feel is second-rate. Farm owners are sometimes at a loss as to how to control these weedy patches of pasture that are left behind. Cattle can be rotated behind pastures horses graze, or can even be grazed […]

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