CANOLA OIL POISONING IN CATTLE
 
Description    Canola oil (from BRASSICA NAPUS) can be a component of cattle feed. Dairy cattle that accidentally ingested large volumes of canola oil developed severe clinical signs including death in some cases.
 
Species   Bovine
 
Signs   Agalactia, Anorexia, Cold skin, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Dullness, Rumen hypomotility or atony, Steatorrhea, fatty stools, feces, Sudden death, Tachycardia, Unusual or foul odor, stools, feces
 
References   Clark C. Toxic effects in dairy cattle following the ingestion of a large volume of canola oil. Can Vet J 2001;42:721 [Web Reference]
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