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Sheep health
Holly leaf ingestion causing pharyngeal obstruction in lambs

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WE would like to report the case of a three-week-old texel ewe lamb that presented to us showing respiratory distress, blood-tinged hypersalivation, oral pain and dysphagia. Palpation of the laryngeal region induced pain and exacerbated the respiratory distress.

Visualisation of the pharyngeal region was not possible in the fully conscious animal and therefore heavy …

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