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The leaves of red and white clover, unlike those of alsike clover, show the characteristic 
inverted “V” commonly referred to as a “watermark.”

Overconsumption of clovers can affect horse health

Horse Health: There are clear symptoms to watch for when there’s clover in a horse’s diet

Reading Time: 4 minutes Whenever horses are grazing on pastures where clover is present, certain health concerns for the horse need to be kept in mind. It is of value to recognize the type of clovers present in the pasture, as well as the type of health problems that might ensue with ingestion of particular types of clover. Clover […] Read more

sweet and red clover

Sugar is sweet for increasing cattle gain

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cattle that consume forages with higher sugar content have higher rates of gain, improved performance, and better rumen health. In a Beef Cattle Research Council webinar, two forage experts give tips for increasing sugar content in forage, such as cutting forages in late afternoon as sugar content peaks 11 to 13 hours after sunrise and why […] Read more