Is Fescue Poisonous to Rabbits?

According to Ohio State University's Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, an endophytic fungus, or a "plant which grows within another plant," commonly infects the fescue plant. This fungus causes the fescue to create an alkaloid toxin that can poison rabbits.

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Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.