WHITE KIDNEY BEAN (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS) POISONING IN HORSES
 
Description    Horses developed clinical signs shortly after being fed a new batch of feed which contained raw white kidney beans (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS) and it was surmised that the beans were the cause of the problem.
 
Species   Equine
 
Signs   Anorexia, Blindness, Colic, Decreased amount of stools, absent feces, constipation, Decreased borborygmi, Dullness, Fever, Seizures or syncope, Sweating, Trembling, Tremor
 
References   Carmalt JL. Suspected white kidney bean (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS) toxicity in horses and cattle. Aust Vet J 2003;81:674 [Web Reference]
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