SNAKEWEED, GUTIERREZIA, POISONING IN RUMINANTS
 
Description    Snakeweed (GUTIERREZIA MICROCEPHALA, G. SAROTHRAE) grows in the southwestern U.S. and can cause abortion in ruminants.
 
Species   Bovine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Abortion or weak newborns
 
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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