Cesarean section in Murrah buffaloes

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3370    | Article Id: B-3370 | Page : 1383-1385
Citation :- Cesarean section in Murrah buffaloes.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2018.(52):1383-1385
J. Khurma, C.R. Choudhary, Vikas Sharma, Deeksha and K.P. Singh khgaurav01@gmail.com
Address : Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, International Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Bahu Akbarpur, NH-10, Rohtak-124 001, Haryana, India
Submitted Date : 16-01-2017
Accepted Date : 20-11-2017

Abstract

Cesarean section in buffaloes is an emergency operative procedure being performed principally for uncorrectable uterine torsions and for delivery of fetal monsters. Ten cases of uncorrectable uterine torsion and fetal abnormalities were reported at TVCC, IIVER, Rohtak. It was decided to perform cesarean section in all the cases. Buffaloes were restrained in left lateral recumbency with both forelimbs and hindlimbs tied separately. Cesarean sections were performed under local infiltration analgesia using 2% lignocaine HCl and sedation with triflupromazine. Uterus were sutured using absorbable suture material with chromic catgut no. 2 in all the cases.  Before suturing, available antibiotic pessaries were placed in the uterus. Post-operatively fluid therapy (5 days), broad spectrum antibiotics (5 days), NSAIDS (3 days) along with multivitamin (3 days) were administered. All animals except one recovered uneventfully.

Keywords

Buffaloes Cesarean Fetal monsters Pessaries.

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