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Vol. 9, Special Issue 11 (2020)

Management of clinical case of subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) poisoning in a goat kid

Author(s):
RI Hatzade, PD Salve, SP Waghmare and AU Bhikane
Abstract:
A two month old non descriptive male goat kid was presented to the Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex (TVCC), Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (PGIVAS), Akola in the month of July 2020 with the complaint of inappetence, complete loss of hairs from all over the body and dryness and scaling of the skin. History and clinical examinationrevealed feeding with the subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) since a month, heat seekingbehavior, lethargy and shivering. The skin scrapping and fecal examination were negative. Thecase was diagnosed as a subabul (mimosine) poisoning on the basis of history, signs and clinicalexamination. The subabul was withdrawn from the feed and kid was treated with iron containing liver tonic and mineral mixture containing iron, copper and zinc. Kid showed clinical improvement from second week and recovered completely within month.
Pages: 98-100  |  117 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
RI Hatzade, PD Salve, SP Waghmare and AU Bhikane. Management of clinical case of subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) poisoning in a goat kid. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(11S): 98-100.
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