Keep livestock away from oleander.COUNTRYSIDE: My goats are in a halfacre lot with several large oleander oleander: see dogbane.
Any of the ornamental evergreen shrubs of the genus Nerium (dogbane family), which have poisonous milky juice. Numerous varieties of flower colour in the common oleander, or rosebay (N. bushes. Goats won't eat oleander. I want to get a sheep and the feed store that sells them says oleander might make them sick. Do sheep eat oleander? - Mike Cowan Michael Thomas "Fluff" Cowan (born 1948, Winslow, Maine) is a golf caddy on the PGA Tour. He has caddied for Ed Sabo (1976-78), Peter Jacobsen (1978-96), Tiger Woods (1996-99), and Jim Furyk (1999-present). , California
Oleander is poisonous poi·son·ous
Relating to or caused by a poison.
having the properties of a poison.
poisonous bride's bush
pavettaschumanniana. to livestock and humans. Lethal doses lethal dose
n. Abbr. LD
The dose of a chemical or biological preparation that is likely to cause death. for sheep have been established at just 1-5 grams (10-25 grams for cattle, and 15-30 grams for horses). Humans can also be poisoned by eating marshmallows that that been toasted on the twigs or inhaling the smoke of burning plants.