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Deaths from copper toxicity of sheep at pasture and the use of fresh seaweed
  1. G Wiener,
  2. AC Field and
  3. C Smith

Abstract

A number of sheep of the Orkney breed died of suspected copper poisoning while at pasture under circumstances which left sheep of other breeds apparently unaffected. Fresh seaweed offered to sheep with symptoms of copper toxicity appeared to be therapeutic and to lead to a reduction in plasma Cu level.

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