BERMUDA GRASS POISONING, TREMORS
 
Description    This rare poisoning is due to ingestion of Bermuda grass (CYNODON DACTYLON), usually by cattle in the southern U.S. in the fall of the year. Horses can develop mild signs.
 
Species   Bovine, Equine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Agalactia, Anorexia, Ataxia, Forelimb lameness, Generalized lameness or stiffness, Generalized weakness, Inability to stand, Seizures or syncope, Tetany, Trembling, Tremor, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Weight loss
 
References   Niles GA. Toxicoses of the Ruminant Nervous System. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 2017;33:111 [Web Reference]
Riet-Correa F. Mycotoxicoses of ruminants and horses. J Vet Diagn Invest 2013;25:692 [Web Reference]
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