33- Title: Surgical management of various rumen affections in cattle and buffaloes

Authors: S Purohit, V Malik, S Singh, S Yadav, G Kumar and RP Pandey

Source: Ruminant Science (2015)-4(2):357-260.

How to cite this manuscript: Purohit S, Malik V, Singh S, Yadav S, Kumar G and Pandey RP (2015). Surgical management of various rumen affections in cattle and buffaloes. Ruminant Science 4(2):357-260.


Present study was conducted on 5 cattle and 3 buffaloes suffering from affections of rumen. The animals were presented at Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex for treatment. Four of these animals (2 cattle and 2 buffaloes) had history of ingestion of metallic foreign bodies. Two cattle had traumatic rumen fistula and 1 buffalo showed acute tympany.  Metallic wires and a long iron rod were recovered from cattle. A knife, spoon, wire, nut and stone were removed from the buffaloes. The operative procedures and outcome are discussed here.


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