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3a. poisoning english

  1. 1. SIGNS OF POISONING IN ANIMALS
  2. 2. SIGNS OF POISONING IN ANIMALS A POISONED ANIMAL MAY DIE SUDDENLY OR WILL SHOW THE FOLLOWING SIGNS: EXCESSIVE SALIVATION. THE MOUTH IS OPEN AND THE TONGUE HANGS OUT. DIARRHOEA AND VOMITING. DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING. SHIVERING
  3. 3. CAUSES OF POISONING IN ANIMALS THERE ARE MANY CAUSES OF POISONING IN ANIMALS: THERE ARE VERY MANY POISONOUS PLANTS. YOU SHOULD TALK TO YOUR COMMUNITY AND DISCOVER WHAT POISONOUS PLANTS ARE IN YOUR AREA. SEEDS FOR PLANTING MAY HAVE BEEN TREATED WITH CHEMICALS. IF ANIMALS OR HUMANS EAT THESE THEY CAN DIE..
  4. 4. CAUSES OF POISONING IN ANIMALS STRYCHNINE IS A POISON WHICH CAN BE USED TO KILL WILD DOGS AND WOLVES. IT WILL ALSO POISON OTHER ANIMALS WEED KILLERS USED IN AGRICULTURE MAY BE POISONOUS.
  5. 5. CAUSES OF POISONING IN ANIMALS CHEMICALS USED TO KILL INSECTS ON PLANTS OR USED FOR DIPPING AGAINST EXTERNAL PARASITES. OLD PAINTS, KEROSENE, DIESEL AND OTHER FUELS AND OILS. POISON USED TO KILL RATS AND MICE. ANIMALS CAN BE POISONED BY SALT IF THEY ARE NOT ABLE TO DRINK A LOT OF WATER. SOMETIMES PEOPLE DELIBERATELY POISON ANIMALS.
  6. 6. TREATING POISONED ANIMALS YOU CAN NOT DO MUCH IN A CASE OF POISONING. YOU SHOULD ASK FOR VETERINARY HELP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. TRY TO DISCOVER WHAT CAUSED THE POISONING AND STOP OTHER ANIMALS FROM BEING POISONED.
  7. 7. TREATING POISONED ANIMALS CHARCOAL MIXED WITH WATER AND GIVEN AS A DRENCH IS A GOOD TREATMENT FOR POISONING. GIVE 1 GM FOR EVERY 20 KG OF BODY WEIGHT. KAOLIN (CHINA CLAY)/CHALK, A WHITE POWDER, CAN BE MIXED WITH WATER AND GIVEN AS A DRENCH. GIVE 10 GM TO A SMALL ANIMAL AND 200 GM TO A HORSE OR CAMEL.
  8. 8. SNAKE BITES THERE ARE NUMEROUS SNAKES WHICH ARE POISONOUS TO ANIMALS AND MAN. ANIMALS ARE MAINLY BITTEN IN THE FACE AND LEGS. USUALLY WE DISCOVER THE ANIMAL WAS BITTEN BY A SNAKE WHEN IT IS TOO LATE TO DO ANYTHING. IF YOU ARE WITH AN ANIMAL WHEN IT IS BITTEN, YOU SHOULD EXAMINE THE ANIMAL AND MOVE THE HAIR OR WOOL TO FIND THE TWO SMALL, BUT DEEP, WOUNDS MADE BY THE FANGS OF THE SNAKE.
  9. 9. SNAKE BITES USE A TOURNIQUET TO STOP THE POISON FROM A BITE ON THE LEG GOING THROUGH THE BODY. RELEASE THE TOURNIQUET EVERY 20 MINUTES TO ALLOW THE BLOOD TO FLOW. CALL VETERINARY HELP IMMEDIATELY TO GIVE THE ANIMAL AN INJECTION AGAINST THE SNAKE POISON

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