Purina Recalls Medicated Sheep Feed in Ohio and Penn.
July 1, 2016

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of Purina Lamb Grower B30 Medicated Sheep Feed packaged in the green and white generic paper LAND O LAKES Feed bags. The single lot number is: L329 - 1850500-206 - Purina Lamb Grower B30 Medicated - 6MAY06WCH2. The product was distributed in Ohio and Pennsylvania during the dates of May 12 through June 22. The lot number can be found on the sewing strip of each bag. Customers who purchased this product should return remaining bags to their retailer.

Elevated copper levels can cause health issues and potential mortality in sheep. There has been one report of mortality associated with this product. Customers should discontinue feeding the product immediately. Symptoms of copper toxicity in sheep include lethargy and anemia, grinding of teeth, thirst, off feed/poor appetite, pale to yellow mucous membranes, red/dark purple colored urine and recumbancy. Death usually occurs one to two days after onset of clinical symptoms.

For more information on the product recall, contact Customer Service at 800-227-8941. The number is staffed 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT Monday through Friday.

Reprinted in part from Wisconsin Ag Connection