Utah State University Extension
Teaching animals to eat noxious weeds may be a solution to reducing noxious weeds. Grazing animals often avoid eating weeds due to novelty even though weeds are often as nutritious as many of our planted pasture and rangelands species. This fact sheet provides livestock producers with the nutritive values of many common weeds. These values were summarized from a variety of peer-reviewed journal articles.
Burritt, Beth and Hart, Rae Ann, "Nutritional Value and Toxins in Various Noxious Weeds" (2014). All Current Publications. Paper 795.