The Mineral Status of Sheep and Goats with Reference to Swayback in Central Trinidad

There have been many occurrences in Trinidad of lambs and kids that have died within 6 months of birth of suspected Cu deficiency resulting in clinical signs resembling swayback. Animals displayed an inability to stand at birth or hind limb ataxia progressing to an inability to stand in the delayed forms. The condition continues to be of economic importance because of poor growth rates and high mortality of lambs and kids of affected farms.


Issue Date:
Jul 13 2008
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/256495
Language:
English
Total Pages:
7




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