Field Guide to Plants Poisonous to Livestock - Western U.S.
"This book should be required reading for all livestock owners . . . It is written for the layperson with no botanical background and is uniquely organized by leaf shape which provides for rapid identification."
--Bill Birk, retired instructor of Natural Resources, Spokane Community College and presently, a commercial llama outfitter in the Cabinet Mountains of North Idado, Inland Northwest Llama Association Newsletter
"I am very impressed with the tremendous amount of careful research that went into Field Guide to Plants Poisonous to Livestock - Western U.S. This book should be very useful for livestock owners for years to come. As a former reference librarian, I am fussy about reference books, and this one is well-organized, with clear illustrations, and a lot of information about the effects on livestock of the many plants covered."
--Rosana Hart, author of Living with Llamas
"This is a book that every livestock owner and every veterinarian living west of the Mississippi should own and read."
--G. P. DeWolf, Jr., emeritus, Massachusetts Bay Community College, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.
"There are many lists of poisonous plants to be found in a variety of publications, but too often one is left with more questions than answers. How much must be consumed in order to cause harm? What parts of the plants are toxic? Are they likely to be attractive to my livestock? How can I reasonably protect my animals? Many of the answers to these questions and more are to be found in this little volume. You will want your vet to have a copy in his library too."
--Kinder Goat Breeders Association Newsletter
"Many of the featured plants are toxic to small ruminants and camelids, so this should be a handy reference for AASRP members."
--Mary C. Smith, editor, Wool & Wattles, the newsletter of the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners.
Peer reviewers of the Field Guide were selected for their expertise in their respective fields:
Dr. Peter R. Cheeke, Professor Emeritus, Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University
Stanlynn Daugherty, President of the International Llama Association
Dr. Murray E. Fowler, Professor Emeritus, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis
Dr. Francis Galey, Dean, College of Agriculture, University of Wyoming, Laramie
Dr. E. William Hanley, Professor of Biology (Retired), University of Utah
Dr. Charlotte Means, Senior Consulting Veterinary Toxicologist, ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
Lorraine Munguia, M.S., Utah State University Extension Service
Dr. Fred Provenza, Professor Emeritus, College of Natural Resources, Utah State University