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BRIEF: How susceptible are goats to laurel poisoning?


QUESTION:
How susceptible are goats to laurel poisoning?

ANSWER:

Yes, absolutely. Members of the rhododendron/azelea/laurel family (Rhododendron and Kalmia spp. in New York) have the deadly andromedotoxins and will do in a goat at a high enough dose.