Spontaneous renal disease resembling hyperoxaluria in young lambs.

K. A. Linklater*, K. W. Angus

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Five out of 60 purebred Suffolk lambs died when four to six weeks old with a nephrosis characterised by heavy deposits of crystals resembling calcium oxalate in the tubules. The source of oxalate was not clearly identified but may have resulted from oxalate-forming mould contamination of concentrates fed to both ewes and lambs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-431
Number of pages3
JournalThe Veterinary Record
Issue number19
Publication statusPrint publication - 12 May 1979


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