IODINE TOXICITY IN CATTLE AND SHEEP
 
Description    Excess iodine in cattle feed or during treatment with iodides can cause toxicity; has also been seen in lambs.
 
Species   Bovine, Ovine
 
Signs   Agalactia, Anorexia, Chemosis, Conjunctival, scleral, redness, Coughing, Dryness of skin or hair, Excessive salivation, Exophthalmos, Female infertility, Fever, Increased respiratory rate, Lack of growth or weight gain, Lacrimation, Mucoid nasal discharge, Rough hair coat, Skin crusts, Skin scales
 
References   Ong CB. Hyperplastic goiter in two adult dairy cows. J Vet Diagn Invest 2014;26:810 [Web Reference]
Herdt TH. The Use of Blood Analysis to Evaluate Trace Mineral Status in Ruminant Livestock. Vet Clin N A Food Anim Pract 2011;27:255 [Web Reference]
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