> >I thought fescue wasn't good for horses? You don't have any pregnant mares
> >I hope. Do other people feed fescue in your area? Just wondering, if I'm
> >about this, I'm sure it will be pointed out.
> It is'nt a particularly palatable grass, and most horses won't eat it
> unless there is nothing else available. It makes a poor quality horse
> hay, IMO, inferior to either bermuda or timothy in nutritional value.
> Cheap, tho.
> Fescue is, however, one of the few grasses that stays green in the
> winter. The horses here seem to prefer the clover and winter rye,
fescue was toxic, esp. to pregnant mares? Can anyone else clarify?
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Date: Tue, 28 Jan 1997 19:47:17 GMT