RUBBER VINE POISONING IN RUMINANTS
 
Description    Rubber vine (CRYPTOSTEGIA GRANDIFLORA) is found in Australia and produces a syndrome of sudden death following exercise in cattle that have eaten it. This has also been produced experimentally in sheep and goats.
 
Species   Bovine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Agalactia, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Dullness, Exercise intolerance, Sudden death
 
References   McGavin MD. Rubber-vine (cryptostegia grandiflora) toxicity for ruminants. Qd J Agric Anim Sci 1969;26:9
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