LEUCAENA POISONING IN SWINE
 
Description    LEUCAENA LEUCOCEPHALA is a shrub legume that grows in the tropics. Pregnant sows eating this plant have increased fetal resorptions and small litter size.
 
Species   Porcine
 
Signs   Abortion or weak newborns, Small litter size
 
References   Panter KE. Effects of Xenobiotics and Phytotoxins on Reproduction in Food Animals. Vet Clin N A Food Anim Pract 2011;27:429 [Web Reference]
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