Poisoned by Purina: The Case of the Alpaca Massacre

Walter Novak/Scene
Cleveland Scene | May 2, 2008
Jerry Forstner's farmhands found alpacas bleeding from the eyes and shrieking in pain, as a result of eating feed from Purina Mills that was dosed with salinomycin -- a chemical used to kill parasites in pigs and chickens, but which is deadly to alpacas.

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