Pasture management guidelines to minimise risk of laminitis in horses

Summary

unknown

Program

Thoroughbred Horses

Research Organisation

The University of Queensland

Objective Summary

1. Investigate and raise awareness of the problems of excess carbohydrate in forage as a risk factor in laminitis 2. Determine levels of NSC in grass that triggers laminitis 3. Provide management guidelines for pasture to minimise the risk of these diseases

Project Code

PRJ-000526

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

HOR-Reduce the incidence and impact of diseases and parasites in horses

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Related publications

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Equine Laminitis - Managing pasture to reduce the risk