LUPIN BEAN MEAL TOXICITY IN SWINE
 
Description    Lupin beans, especially LUPINUS ALBUS, have been used as protein sources in pig diets. Toxicosis resulting from the use of hexane-extracted lupin bean meal was reported. Feed refusal, abdominal distention and reduced weight gains were experimentally reproduced.
 
Species   Porcine
 
Signs   Abdominal distention, Anorexia, Decreased amount of stools, absent feces, constipation, Lack of growth or weight gain, Prolapsed rectum, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Weight loss
 
References   Casper HH. Lupin bean meal toxicosis in swine. J Vet Diagn Invest 1991;3:172 [Web Reference]
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