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Outbreak of monensin poisoning in cattle
  1. DD Wardrope,
  2. NS Macleod and
  3. JR Sloan


Following accidental overdosage with monensin, nine deaths occurred in a batch of 40, four-to-seven-month-old calves. A description of the incident is given including the findings on post mortem examination. Inaccurate on-farm feed mixing can present problems as was highlighted by this outbreak.

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