CYNANCHUM POISONING IN RUMINANTS
 
Description    Ruminants in Africa developed nervous signs following ingestion of CYNANCHUM ELLIPTICUM (monkey rope).
 
Species   Bovine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Generalized weakness, Inability to stand, Seizures or syncope, Tetraparesis
 
References   Botha CJ. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of importance in horses in southern Africa. J S Afr Vet Assn 2002;73:91
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