5 Trees That Shouldn’t Be Planted Near Livestock

5 Trees That Shouldn’t Be Planted Near Livestock

J. Keeler Johnson

Hobby Farms

If you have livestock on your farm, such as cows or horses, it’s a nice idea to plant shade trees in their pastures to protect them from the sun. In fact, if you’re carving your pastures out of a lightly wooded area, there may already be some large and suitable shade trees available. However, it’s important to keep in mind that while shade trees are good, some tree species can be toxic to livestock and are best planted somewhere else on your farm. Here are five trees you want to avoid planting to keep your livestock safe.

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