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Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock: Lectures on Video

These videos are recordings of some recent lectures given by members of UGA's Forage Team or guests at some of our Extension Efforts. These lectures cover current topics and management issues . The web-based videos require the Flash Player plug-in and downloadable versions [as Quicktime (*.mov) and Windows Media Player (*.wmv)] are available for most videos. Please see the "Video Player Downloads" section below for more info on how to download a video.

Introduction and Black Cherry/Prussic Acid Poisoning - Part 1

In this first video in the series on "Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock," Dr. Dennis Hancock, Assoc. Professor and Forage Extension Specialist at UGA, introduces the concept of grazing behavior and the fact that some poisonings are a result of animals being inquisitive about the plants in their vicinity, while other incidences are a result of a lack of forage availability. Dr. Hancock also begins his commentary on several of the more prevalent plants that are poisonous to livestock. In the remainder of this video, he discusses the poisoning that could occur from animals consuming black cherry tree leaves. He also covers symptoms and treatments for other prussic acid poisonings. Poisonous Weeds - Part 1 - YouTube 9:02 min. (Posted 2-11-13)

Black Locust, Brackenfern, and Buttercup - Part 2

In this second video of the series on "Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock," Dr. Dennis Hancock, Assoc. Professor and Forage Extension Specialist at UGA, continues his commentary on several of the more prevalent plants that are poisonous to livestock by discussing the poisonings that could occur from animals consuming black locust, brackenfern, and buttercup. Poisonous Weeds - Part 2 - YouTube 8:32 min. (Posted 2-11-13)

Castor Bean, Chinaberry, and Cocklebur - Part 3

In this third video of the series on "Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock," Dr. Dennis Hancock, Assoc. Professor and Forage Extension Specialist at UGA, continues his commentary on several of the more prevalent plants that are poisonous to livestock by discussing the poisonings that could occur from animals consuming castor bean, chinaberry, and cocklebur. Poisonous Weeds - Part 3 - YouTube 8:28 min.(Posted 2-11-13)

Dallisgrass Ergot, Ground Cherry, and Hemp Dogbane - Part 4

In this fourth video of the series on "Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock," Dr. Dennis Hancock, Assoc. Professor and Forage Extension Specialist at UGA, continues his commentary on several of the more prevalent plants that are poisonous to livestock by discussing the poisonings that could occur from animals consuming Dallisgrass Ergot, Ground Cherry, and Hemp Dogbane. Poisonous Weeds - Part 4 - YouTube 9:12 min.(Posted 2-11-13)

Horsenettle, Jimsonweed, and Johnsongrass - Part 5

In this fifth video of the series on "Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock," Dr. Dennis Hancock, Assoc. Professor and Forage Extension Specialist at UGA, continues his commentary on several of the more prevalent plants that are poisonous to livestock by discussing the poisonings that could occur from animals consuming horsenettle, jimsonweed, and johnsongrass. Poisonous Weeds - Part 5 - YouTube 8:06 min.(Posted 2-11-13)

Milkweed, Oleander, Perilla Mint, and Poison Hemlock - Part 6

In this sixth video of the series on "Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock," Dr. Dennis Hancock, Assoc. Professor and Forage Extension Specialist at UGA, continues his commentary on several of the more prevalent plants that are poisonous to livestock by discussing the poisonings that could occur from animals consuming Milkweed, Oleander, Perilla Mint, and Poison Hemlock. . Poisonous Weeds - Part 6 - YouTube 9:13 min.(Posted 2-11-13)

Pokeweed, Rhododendrons & Azaleas, Sesbania, Sicklepod - Part 7

In this seventh video of the series on "Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock," Dr. Dennis Hancock, Assoc. Professor and Forage Extension Specialist at UGA, continues his commentary on several of the more prevalent plants that are poisonous to livestock by discussing the poisonings that could occur from animals consuming Pokeweed, Rhododendrons & Azaleas, Sesbania, and Sicklepod. Poisonous Weeds - Part 7 - YouTube 11:11 min. (Posted 2-11-13)

Sneezeweed, Nitrate Levels, Toxicosis, and Conclusion - Part 8

In this eight and final video of the series on "Plants that are Poisonous to Livestock," Dr. Dennis Hancock, Assoc. Professor and Forage Extension Specialist at UGA, concludes his commentary on several of the more prevalent plants that are poisonous to livestock by discussing the poisonings that could occur from animals consuming Sneezeweed and the effects of nitrate levels and toxicosis on livestock. Poisonous Weeds - Part 8 - YouTube 8:12 min. (Posted 2-11-13)

 

Video Player Downloads

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