Lead poisoning, sources of contamination, Western Australia
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LEAD is the most frequent cause of poisoning in farm animals, especially of cattle.
All animals and man are susceptible to large doses, but small repeated doses may accumulate to toxic proportions in the body.
Cattle and sheep are more susceptible to poisoning and are more likely to have access to sources of lead.
Seddon, H D.
"Chemical poisoning in animals. 2. Lead,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 2
, Article 14.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol2/iss5/14