RUBBERWEED, HYMENOXYS, POISONING IN RUMINANTS
 
Description    Some species of the plant HYMENOXYS that grow in the western U.S. cause disease in animals grazing them.
 
Species   Bovine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Agalactia, Anorexia, Ataxia, Colic, Coma, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Excessive salivation, Generalized weakness, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Kyphosis, Mucoid nasal discharge, Opisthotonus, Reluctant to move, Rumen hypomotility or atony, Seizures or syncope, Tachycardia, Trembling, Tremor, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Vomiting or regurgitation, Weight loss
 
References   Jensen R. Diseases of sheep, 2nd ed. 1982:206-207 Lea and Febiger
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