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Can you feed horses dead Lobelia plants if they seem to like it?

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NO! Lobelia is toxic to horses and many other animals! It is responsible for the death of many hundreds of livestock in the U.S. each year, including horses, cattle, and goats. Lobelia contains nicotine alkaloids that are responsible for its toxicity. These plants are palatable and are readily consumed. Depending on the dose, the nicotine alkaloids are central nervous system stimulants or depressants and result in the following signs:

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