Exercising Horses: Effects of Eating Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue

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Known to withstand drought and high traffic, tall fescue is common forage in the southeastern United States. However, these resistant properties are partly associated with an endophytic fungus that infects the tall fescue plant. While the endophyte might offer benefits to the plant, it produces compounds that can have negative effects on animals. Cattle consuming endophyte-infected tall fescu

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