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Macrocarpa shelter belt

Macrocarpa shelter belt

Macrocarpa is widely used as a shelter hedge on many farms throughout New Zealand. Pregnant cows may lose their calves if they eat macrocarpa foliage late in their pregnancy.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Poisonous plants and fungi - Animals and poisonous plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9789/macrocarpa-shelter-belt (accessed 26 July 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007