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Case notes on veterinary investigations in sheep, cattle and other species

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Articles highlighting veterinary investigations of disease incidents in sheep flocks, cattle herds and other livestock species, mostly in New South Wales, Australia that may prove of interest to veterinarians and students of veterinary science.

From the Archives (1977)...A poison is a poison...

Toxicity of '1080' by FI Clark

1080 occurs in nature in some plants and in South Africa in 1944 it was identified as the toxic principle in a poisonous plant known ac gifblaar... Read More

From the 2021-2022 Summer Edition...They are not supposed to swim in it...

Acute primary copper poisoning in sheep after a footbath accident by Erika Bunker, Patrick Staples and Bruce Watt

The dead lambs had blue staining over most of the body, confirming that they had fallen over in the copper solution... Read more

What's your diagnosis...?
Hindquarter with haemorrhages

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