Surgical management of ruptured tendo achilles in adult cow

Title: Surgical management of ruptured tendo achilles in adult cow

Authors: Amit Mahajan and Nikunj Gupta

Source: Ruminant Science (2016)-5(1):123-125.

Cite this reference as: Mahajan Amit and Gupta Nikunj (2016). Surgical management of ruptured tendo achilles in adult cow. Ruminant Science 5(1):123-125.


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