Apparent selenium toxicity in emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae).

@article{Kinder1995ApparentST,
  title={Apparent selenium toxicity in emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae).},
  author={L L Kinder and Clara Roselina Angel and N B Anthony},
  journal={Avian diseases},
  year={1995},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={652-7}
}
A commercial emu breeder experienced high embryonic mortality during the 1992-93 breeding season, apparently associated with high levels of selenium. The feed was a mixture of catfish food supplemented with a vitamin E and selenium premix. The mixture contained an average of 1.4 ppm selenium. Selenium analysis was conducted on eggs from several hens laid during the period of vitamin and selenium supplementation and after the supplementation was withdrawn. Initial egg selenium levels ranged from… CONTINUE READING

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