[Feed-related selenium poisoning in swine].

  title={[Feed-related selenium poisoning in swine].},
  author={Marta R{\"a}ber and Titus Sydler and U Wolfisberg and Hans Geyer and Esther B{\"u}rgi},
  journal={Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde},
  volume={152 5},
The following case report describes a selenium toxicosis in a pig-fattening farm of two finisher groups. The diseased animals partly showed ataxia and paresis or intense lameness in connection with band-like ablation of the epidermis at the coronary band. Some of them suffered from alopecia. Foot-and-mouth disease and swine vesicular disease were excluded by serological tests. Dissection revealed a multifocal bilateral symmetric poliomyelomalacia. Histological changes in the claws ranged from… CONTINUE READING