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A farm investigation into swayback in a herd of goats and the result of administration of copper needles
  1. DM Inglis,
  2. JS Gilmour and
  3. IS Murray


Clinical, biochemical and pathological findings led to a diagnosis of swayback in a herd of goats. Trace element values in soil, pasture and supplementary feed were measured, and copper oxide needles administered to the adult goats. This form of treatment had a more limited effect in these goats than is reported in sheep.

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