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ragwort

‘Senecio jacobaea’, a weed, controlled under the Weeds Act 1959 and the subject of extra provision in England and Wales in terms of the Ragwort Control Act 2003.
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The vet decided Oscar needed to be put to sleep to end his suffering, and a post-mortem examination confirmed he had been poisoned by ragwort after being exposed to it for many weeks or even months.
The vet decided Oscar needed to be put to sleep to end his suffering and a post-mortem examination confirmed he had been poisoned by ragwort after being exposed to it for many weeks or even months.
Lucy O'Toole, reserves officer for Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, said: "We are extremely grateful to the team from British Gypsum for helping us with ragwort removal at our Brankley Pastures Reserve.
The bright colours are a warning to predators that cinnabars don't taste nice after ingesting poisonous ragwort plants.
I hope this highlights to people how important it is to give equines appropriate treatment for parasites, be vigilant against the toxic plant ragwort as well as consulting your vet at the first sign of any illness.
The 58-year-old said: "I pull ragwort. People say it's a carcinogenic.
To start with it claimed that ragwort was more obvious than ever.
For the last remaining native fen ragwort plant, rubbish dumped close to a burger van has been threatening its existence.
Ragwort is, after all, a plant of waste ground, roadside verges and other poorly managed areas.
I have some ragwort growing at the front of my house and I have been told that she may be allergic to it?
Many weed species are extremely tough - ragwort and Senecio can complete their life cycles even when uprooted.
And then there are those ragwort tough to beat plants like Convolvulus (bindweed) and scutch that can regrow if even minuscule pieces of root are left behind.