Title: Ethnoveterinary practices of gynaecological affection with their extent of use in western zone of Rajasthan
Authors: SL Garg, NK Sharma, Devi Singh Rajput and SS Rathore
Source: Ruminant Science (2019)-8(1):69-72
Cite this reference as: Garg SL, Sharma NK, Rajput DS and Rathore SS (2019). Ethnoveterinary practices of gynaecological affection with their extent of use in western zone of Rajasthan. Ruminant Science 8(1):69-72.
The present study was conducted in Bikaner and Jodhpur districts of Rajasthan in order to document the ethnoveterinary practices followed by livestock owners. A total of 120 livestock owners were selected as respondent from 12 selected villages of 4 tehsils of the districts. Inventories of ethnoveterinary practices were documented for treatment of retention of placenta and prolapse. Using haldi (Curcuma longa) with ghee was found most frequently used practices for treatment of prolapse in animal and having highest Ethnoveterinary Medicine Use Index (EVMUI) 115 and ranked first. Chirmi (Abrus precatorius) with bajara (Penisetum typhoidis) was found most frequently using practice for treatment of retention of placenta having highest EVMUI 82 and ranked first
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