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Abstract

Natural poisoning by Pseudocalymma elegans, a plant that causes "sudden death" and only occurs in the State of Rio de Janeiro, is described in a cow. This condition was experimentally reproduced in three calves and three rabbits with the plant collected in the area where the deaths had occurred....

Author(s)
Helayel, M. A.; França, T. N.; Seixas, J. N.; Nogueira, V. A.; Caldas, S. A.; Peixoto, P. V.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2009, 29, 7, pp 498-508
Abstract

Rabbits fed this plant during the second half of gestation gave birth to immature, stillborn and weak offspring. Pregnant, dry cows came into lactation and developed a mucus discharge from the vagina. The abortion rate in herds grazing the plant was reduced by changing the season of calving.

Author(s)
Murphy, M. J.; Reagor, J. C.; Ray, A. C.; Rowe, L. D.
Citation
Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, 1984, 26, pp 161-166
Abstract

Poisoning with this plant has occurred in horses, sheep and cattle; the milk of the cows had a bitter taste and a characteristic odour. In rabbits, dogs, sheep and horses poisoned experimentally, the symptoms included depression, apathy, pallor and yellowing of mucous membranes, poor appetite and...

Author(s)
Bagdasarova, A. M.
Publisher
Moscow,
Citation
Veterinariya, 1965, 42, 9, pp 64-65 pp.
Abstract

Creeping indigo when included in pastures at a level of less than 50% of the forage was not harmful, but above this level toxic symptoms occurred and there was abortion in cows, sheep and rabbits. In advanced cases there was motor nerve disturbance with severe irregularities of gait. Continued...

Author(s)
NORDFELDT, S.; HENKE, L. A.; MORITA, K.; MATSUMOTO, H.; TAKAHASHI, M.; YOUNGE, O. R.; WILLERS, E. H.; CROSS, R. F.
Citation
Technical Bulletin. Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952, 15, pp 23 pp.
Abstract

Byrne discussed BOTULISM which caused widespread losses in sheep in the Young district early in 1952 following ingestion of rabbit carcasses during a drought. Mortality ranged from 1.5 to 32%. The P.M. findings were not diagnostic and often suggested enterotoxaemia. Laboratory tests failed to...

Publisher
Sydney: The Institute.,
Citation
The stock inspector. Institute of Inspectors of Stock of New South Wales, Year Book, 1952., 1952, pp 96 pp.
Abstract

During the year 339 dairy herds containing 19, 168 cattle were tuberculin tested. The overall incidence of infection was 1.15%; 257 herds were free from infection. SWINE ERYSIPELAS was diagnosed for the first time in Western Australia in a specimen from an abattoir. SWINE PARATYPHOID has been more...

Author(s)
WYATT, W. H.
Publisher
Perth: W. H. Wyatt.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended 30th June, 1955., 1956,
Abstract

The incidence of TUBERCULOSIS in the whole-milk herds has been reduced to a low level, but eradication from these herds cannot be expected until testing becomes compulsory in the butter fat areas. During the year 18, 185 cattle were tested in 315 herds and 1. 22 were positive. No further occurrence ...

Author(s)
HAY, G. K. BARON.
Publisher
Perth: Reg. A. Nicholas,
Citation
Annual report ofthe Department of Agriculture for the year ended 30th June, 1954., 1955, pp 58 pp.
Abstract

Avian type TB. was found in a wild duck. Erysipelothrix (Listeria) monocytogenes was isolated from fowls for the first time in Australia. Field evidence, not yet confirmed in the laboratory, suggests that GLASSER'S DISEASE is present in pigs. While vaccination effectively immunizes sheep against...

Author(s)
NOBLE, R. J.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, New South Wales, Australia
Citation
New South Wales. Department of Agriculture. Annual report 1951-52., 1953, pp 75 pp.
Abstract

There were 32 primary outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. Of these imported meat or bones caused 13 outbreaks, swill 2, imported meat wrappers 2, disease introduced from the Continent 11, and 4 unclassified. Most of the outbreaks occurred in the period August to December; only 13 outbreaks were in ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1956, including report of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950., 1958, pp 112 pp.
Abstract

I. The examination of lesions in lymph nodes from pigs for Mycobacterium tuiberculosis and the typing of the strains was continued. Glands were divided into five groups. Group 1, "Mottled Glands", contained no distinct lesions but had fine white striations. Group 2 nodes had a large encapsulated...

Publisher
Adelaide : K. M. Stevenson, Govt. Printer.,
Citation
The Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science. Seventeenth Annual Report of the Council, July 1954-June 1955 and Eighteenth Annual Report ofthe Council, July, 1955-June, 1956., 1956, pp 113; 109 pp.

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