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Plant poisoning in farm animals
  1. Jo Payne and
  2. Alan Murphy


Livestock plant poisonings, per se, are relatively uncommon, but feed incidents associated with some plant components of a diet are more frequently observed and some of these can have a significant impact. It is not uncommon for a variety of very different plant by-products to be fed to livestock, most of which can be associated with some level of risk. This paper reviews and discusses the more common plant poisonings that can occur in UK livestock.

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