Common Plants Noxious to Grazing Livestock
Grazing animals seldom eat poisonous weeds or plants but they will if there are no other options. Cattle, sheep, and horses can also accidentally eat poisonous plants as they graze. Poisonous plants are a threat to grazing animal health and productivity. Undesirable plants use consume moisture and nutrients that could be used to produce plant material eaten by grazing animals. Noxious plants colonize disturbed sites and only become dominant in the most distressed of settings.
Need help controlling Invasive plants on pastures and rangelands?
If noxious plants or weeds invade your range or pasture, examine your range management program carefully. Failure to treat poisonous plants can be harmful to sheep and cattle. So call Goats Eat Weeds to bring in goats to actually graze it. The goats just happen to eat the weeds that maintain healthy rangeland and soil. They eat the invasive weeds and plants that cattle horses and wildlife will not.
Cashmere goats come from the top of the Himalayan mountains, and a lot of weeds come from Eurasia so they have a connection that cattle and horses don’t have. These goats have the enzymes and bacteria that they can utilize all these insane plants that cattle and horses can’t.
Call Goats Eat Weeds. Undesirable plants use space, moisture, and nutrients that could be put to better use producing forage for grazing animals. Poisonous plants are an additional threat to animal health and productivity.