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swayback

Definition:
Congenital locomotor ataxia of lambs, goats and other ruminants, thought to be associated with copper deficiency. Symptoms are progressive incoordination of the hind limbs The disease is characterized by disruption of neuron and myelin development in the central nervous system. It is caused by a deficiency of metabolizable copper in the mother during the last half of her pregnancy.
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/28947
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2013-01-15