|Freezing Effects on Forages|
Lindie Huffman, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Prussic Acid (Cyanide) Poisoning
As temperatures continue to decrease, it is important to know and understand how various species of forages react to frosts and freezes in order to best utilize these forages and to avoid possible health problems. Freezing changes the metabolism and composition of plants. Depending on plant species, this can create possible forage-related animal disorders or the need to alter grazing management practices.
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