ACONITUM SPP., MONKSHOOD, POISONING
 
Description    The plant monkshood, ACONITUM spp., is toxic to cattle and horses.
 
Species   Bovine, Equine
 
Signs   Ataxia, Diarrhea, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Excitement, Generalized weakness, Hyperesthesia, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Sudden death, Trembling, Tremor
 
References   Niles GA. Toxicoses of the Ruminant Nervous System. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 2017;33:111 [Web Reference]
Dawson DR. Toxins and Adverse Drug Reactions Affecting the Equine Nervous System. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 2011;27:507 [Web Reference]
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