Photosensitisation in stock


Photosensitisation is an ailment in which the skin becomes abnormally sensitive to bright sunlight after stock have eaten certain toxic plants. Severe skin damage may result.

This Primefact includes information on the following:

  • What is photosensitisation?
  • Causes
  • Common specific causes
  • Signs
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Outlook
  • Prevention


Primefact 449

Published: Feb 2007