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Feeding Issues Persist as Temperatures Cool
11/14/2011
 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Ranchers are being urged to watch what

they feed their cattle because some drought-stressed plants that

were harvested for animal feed or whose stalks remain in fields

contain dangerous levels of nitrates.

University extension officials in Kansas and Missouri said high

nitrate levels can cause pregnant cows to miscarry or kill adults.

Animals that eat the nitrate-laden plants stumble and appear to be

suffocating because nitrate poisoning inhibits the ability of blood

to transport oxygen.

 

© Associated Press
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