As we move towards summer, the fire risk boards are being joined by another warning chart – facial eczema (FE) risk. The combination of humid and rainy weather conditions and high night-time temperatures.
When stock graze pasture or eat supplementary feed, they get more than just the plant matter you feed them. They inevitably ingest a few insects, a few billion bacteria and a range of other, less obvious substances, including mycotoxins. Of all these ‘extras’, it’s the mycotoxins that can cause the most trouble.