Lightning related fatalities in livestock: veterinary expertise and the added value of lightning location data.

@article{Vanneste2015LightningRF,
  title={Lightning related fatalities in livestock: veterinary expertise and the added value of lightning location data.},
  author={E Vanneste and P Weyens and Dieter R. Poelman and Koen Chiers and Piet R. Deprez and Bart Pardon},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={203 1},
  pages={103-8}
}
Although lightning strike is an important cause of sudden death in livestock on pasture and among the main reasons why insurance companies consult an expert veterinarian, scientific information on this subject is limited. The aim of the present study was to provide objective information on the circumstantial evidence and pathological findings in lightning related fatalities (LRF), based on a retrospective analysis of 410 declarations, examined by a single expert veterinarian in Flanders… CONTINUE READING