rye grass staggers

rye grass staggers

occurs in sheep, cattle, horses; signs include tremors and ataxia; affected animals may collapse. Perennial rye grass pastures may die or wilt in dry spells and are colonized by fungi such as those in the Aspergillus genus that produce potent mycotoxins with tremorogenic properties. Geographic distribution includes North America, Europe, and Australia.
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14-16) Perennial rye grass staggers is particularly prevalent in many temperate regions of the world.