DIQUAT TOXICITY IN CATTLE
 
Description    Oral or dermal exposures to diquat (1,1'-ethylene-2,2'-bipyridylium dibromide) have been associated with clinical signs of toxicity in cattle. Skin lesions were seen in some cattle that survived dermal exposure.
 
Species   Bovine
 
Signs   Agalactia, Alopecia, Anorexia, Ataxia, Colic, Dehydration, Dullness, Dysmetria, Inability to stand, Mydriasis, Skin crusts, Skin erythema, Skin scales, Sudden death, Trembling
 
References   Whiting TL. Diquat poisoning of dairy cattle by topical application. Can Vet J 2001;42:799
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