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Algal Poisoning in Livestock and Pets

The myths surrounding algal poisoning

I was thinking that with summer upon us its probably a good time to talk about water quality. Water is the most important nutrient we provide for our animals (and humans; we won’t last long without water). Water gives life to animals and plants, but under certain conditions can be the bearer of some not so wholesome constituents that we should be concerned about (for example vectors of disease like biting midges (Culicoides gnats; no-see-ums, punkies) that transmit bluetongue in livestock, and that carry hemorrhagic disease to deer. We also must start thin...

 

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