BUTTERCUP, RANUNCULACEAE, POISONING
 
Description    Buttercups, family RANUNCULACEAE, are widspread in the U.S. and can be toxic.
 
Species   Bovine, Equine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Agalactia, Anorexia, Ataxia, Bloody stools, feces, hematochezia, Bradycardia, Colic, Diarrhea, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Excessive salivation, Fever, Generalized weakness, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Lack of growth or weight gain, Melena or occult blood in feces, stools, Oral mucosal ulcers, vesicles, Seizures or syncope, Tachycardia, Tetraparesis, Trembling, Tremor, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Weight loss
 
References   Stegelmeier BL. Toxic Causes of Intestinal Disease in Horses. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 2018;Feb [Web Reference]
Niles GA. Toxicoses of the Ruminant Nervous System. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 2017;33:111 [Web Reference]
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