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Spontaneous renal disease resembling hyperoxaluria in young lambs
  1. KA Linklater and
  2. KW Angus


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.

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