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Changing conditions bring on bloat

As pasture growth begins to increase towards the end of winter, beef cattle producers become wary of bloat, particularly in predominantly legume pastures. Pamela Lawson looks at bloat's symptoms<br /> and preventative products available and talks to one producer about how he is tackling this issue.

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Changing conditions bring on bloat

Bloat typically occurs when predominantly legume pastures (with a high content of clover, medic or lucerne for example) begin growing after an autumn break, or at the end of winter. These young, lush legumes,...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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