Story: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Grass staggers in ewes

Grass staggers in ewes

Although grass staggers is more usually seen in dairy cows, ewes can also get it after lambing. This ewe has difficulty standing.

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Reference: D. M. West, A. N. Bruere and A. L. Ridler, The sheep: health, disease & production. Palmerston North: Veterinary Continuing Education, Massey University, 2002, fig.

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Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Metabolic diseases', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 March 2024)

Story by Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008