NDSU: Look out for livestock nitrate poisoning during drought

NDSU: Look out for livestock nitrate poisoning during drought

Ag Daily

Some North Dakota State University Extension Service specialists are urging livestock producers in drought stricken states to be aware of nitrate poisoning. Nitrate poisoning may occur if livestock eat drought-stressed crops and forages, which can accumulate nitrates. Feeding drought-stressed forages from oats, barley, and corn causes the majority of nitrate poisoning cases in North Dakota.

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