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- Bourke, C.A.
- Australian veterinary journal 2003 v.81 no.9 pp. 553-558
- Claviceps purpurea, etc ; Hereford; air temperature; ambient temperature; body weight; ergot; ergot alkaloids; fever; grasses; heat; humidity; ingestion; oral administration; rye; solar radiation; steers; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Objective To determine the rectal temperature response of cattle, following the oral administration of ergot of rye (Claviceps purpurea), under pen conditions of enforced sunlight compared with those of enforced shade. Design and procedure Hereford cross steers were divided into two groups of 18. One group was dosed once, on a Monday morning, with finely ground rye grass ergots at a rate of 180 mg ...