Beware of blue-green algae in stock water

LIVESTOCK owners need to be aware that seasonal conditions are ideal for blue-green algal growth in farm water supplies, which could result in poisoning of livestock as well as pets, according to Agriculture Victoria.

Beware of blue-green algae in stock water Beware of blue-green algae in stock water Beware of blue-green algae in stock water Beware of blue-green algae in stock water Beware of blue-green algae in stock water

Stock water can be prone to algal blooms in summer. Picture Mark Saunders.

Victoria's acting chief veterinary officer, Dr Cameron Bell, said blue green algae poisoning is usually seen in late summer and early autumn.

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