Latest Twist in Foal Loss Syndrome: Mycotoxins Out, Cyanide In

No longer does the mysterious Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome appear to be the result of incredibly high mycotoxin levels in pasture grasses; now the most likely cause appears to be cyanide brought onto pastures from wild black cherry trees, carried by Eastern tent caterpillars. At first glance, this seems a bit incredible-how could a few measly caterpillars bring enough of anything into pasture

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