HEART LEAF POISON BUSH, GASTROLOBIUM GRANDIFLORUM, POISONING
 
Description    The Australian plant GASTROLOBIUM GRANDIFLORUM is toxic to sheep and cattle. Monofluroacetic acid is the toxic principle; toxicity has been experimentally reproduced.
 
Species   Bovine, Ovine
 
Signs   Ataxia, Dysmetria, Sudden death, Trembling, Tremor
 
References   Finnie J. Neurological diseases of ruminant livestock in Australia. II: toxic disorders and nutritional deficiencies. Aust Vet J 2011;89:247 [Web Reference]
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