YELLOW-WOOD, TERMINALIA OBLONGATA, POISONING IN CATTLE AND SHEEP
 
Description    Yellow-wood (TERMINALIA OBLONGATA) is a bushy tree that is an important cause of plant poisonings in Australia. Both an acute syndrome and a chronic wasting disease are reported.
 
Species   Bovine, Ovine
 
Signs   Agalactia, Anorexia, Colic, Cracked skin, Decreased, absent thirst, hypodipsia, adipsia, Dehydration, Dullness, Dyspnea, Excessive salivation, Grinding teeth, Icterus, Increased frequency of urination, Increased respiratory rate, Lacrimation, Mucous, mucoid stools, feces, Oliguria or anuria, Opisthotonus, Pain on external abdominal pressure, Photophobia, Proteinuria, Rough hair coat, Rumen hypomotility or atony, Seizures or syncope, Skin edema, Tenesmus, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Vomiting or regurgitation, Weight loss
 
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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