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Pigweed is Toxic to Pigs

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dc.contributor.author Wohlgemuth, K.
dc.contributor.author Schamber, G. J.
dc.contributor.author Misek, A. R.
dc.contributor.author Crenshaw, J. D.
dc.rights North Dakota State University en_US
dc.title Pigweed is Toxic to Pigs en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.source North Dakota Farm Research: Vol. 44, No.4, p. 21-22 en_US
dc.description Pigweed is a major agricultural weed throughout North Dakota in fence rows, farm yards and empty livestock lots especially in warm months. Perirenal edema occurs when too much of redroot pigweed this weed is consumed by pigs. A description of the plant, it's chemistry and effects of poisioning from this weed in pigs is given. Kidney and heart failure along with death are potential. Characteristics of this poisoning is outlined in this article. At the time of this writing, there was no known cure for this poisoning. Prevention was the recommendation offered.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-29T22:37:06Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-29T22:37:06Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03-29
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10365/8247
dc.date 1987 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Animal diseases en_US
dc.subject Weeds en_US

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