Description    COLCHICUM AUTOMNALE, common in wet meadows in Europe, is toxic to ruminants and horses.
Species   Bovine, Equine, Caprine, Ovine
Signs   Abdominal distention, Anorexia, Ataxia, Bloat in ruminants, Bloody stools, feces, hematochezia, Cold skin, Colic, Conjunctival, scleral, injection, Conjunctival, scleral, redness, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Dryness oral mucosa, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dysphagia, Dyspnea, Enophthalmos, Excessive salivation, Fever, Generalized weakness, Hematemesis, Hemoglobinuria or myoglobinuria, Hyperesthesia, Hypothermia, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Mucous, mucoid stools, feces, Pain on external abdominal pressure, Pale, Petechiae, ecchymoses, purpura, Prolapsed rectum, Proteinuria, Rumen hypomotility or atony, Sudden death, Tachycardia, Tenesmus, Unusual or foul odor, stools, feces, Vomiting or regurgitation
References   Caloni F. Plants poisonous to horses in Europe. Equine Vet Educ 2015;27:269 [Web Reference]
Cortinovis C. Epidemiology of intoxication of domestic animals by plants in Europe. Vet J 2013;197:163 [Web Reference]
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