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- Alberto, Carlos; Junior, Oliveira; Riet -Correa, Gabriela; Lima, Everton; Leite, Danilo Maia; Pfister, James A.; Cook, Daniel; Riet -Correa, Franklin
- Ciencia rural 2015 v.45 no.9 pp. 1634-1640
- Brachiaria; Cynodon dactylon; Ipomoea carnea; avoidance behavior; cattle; environmental exposure; feeding preferences; food intake; foods; forage; goats; grasses; grazing; hay; ingestion; poisonous plants; sheep
- ... Ipomoea carnea is a toxic plant that grazing goats and cattle may learn to ingest with repeated exposure. The objective of this study was to evaluate the feeding preferences of experienced and non-experienced (naïve) goats and sheep for I. carnea. The study used 3 groups of 5 goats (Group 1, experienced that were previously poisoned by the plant; group 2, naïve; Group 3, experienced eaters, compos ...