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Cover for Toxins in feeds.

This chapter covers the most important toxins found in rabbit feeds. Focus is given on goitrogens, gossypol, lectins (haemagglutinins), mimosine, mycotoxins, nitrates, oxalates, saponins, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, trypsin inhibitors, urea, poisonous plants, herbal remedies and agricultural chemicals ...

McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
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Miranda, C. L.; Reed, R. L.; Wang, J. L.; Henderson, M. C.; Buhler, D. R.
Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA 50010, USA
Poisonous plants. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium., 1992, pp 221-225

The toxicity of ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) to several ruminant and nonruminant species was tested. Cattle and horses were susceptible (lethal dose of tansy ragwort (TR) was 4-8% of body weight) whereas sheep and goats were resistant (lethal dose of TR was 200-300% of body weight). Other nonruminant ...

Cheeke, P. R.
Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 1984, 64, Suppl., pp 201-202

The feeding value and goitrogenicity of defatted meadowfoam (Limnanthes alba) meal (MFM) for dairy goats and the goitrogenic and toxicologic activity of the milk were evaluated. Pregnant goats were fed on a diet containing 30% raw MFM beginning 12-13 weeks before parturition. At parturition, does...

White, R. D.; Cheeke, P. R.
Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 1983, 63, 2, pp 391-398

The metabolism in vitro of pyrrolizidine alkaloids by microsomes from 8 animal species was studied. The rates of pyrrole production ranged from high to low in the order: male hamster>male rabbit>male mouse>male rat>beef bullock>beef bull>female rat>wether lamb>male chicken>male Japanese quail. With ...

Shull, L. R.; Buckmaster, G. W.; Cheeke, P. R.
Journal of Animal Science, 1976, 43, 6, pp 1247-1253

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