46-Title: Uterine torsion in Murrah buffaloes: A study of one year
Authors: Rishipal Yadav, Gyan Singh, Pooja Yadav, AK Pandey, Ravi Dutt, Sonu Kumari and Sandeep Kumar
Source: Ruminant Science (2021)-10(1):225-228.
How to cite this manuscript: Yadav Rishipal, Singh Gyan, Yadav Pooja, Pandey AK, Dutt Ravi, Kumari Sonu and Kumar Sandeep (2021). Uterine torsion in Murrah buffaloes: A study of one year. Ruminant Science 10(1):225-228.
The present retrospective study was conducted for calculating the incidence of uterine torsion in buffaloes by the analysis of the records of cases of dystocia in buffaloes which were presented in one year i.e. February 2020 to January 2021. Out of the 339 total cases of buffaloes, 194 (57.22%) were of dystocia. Uterine torsion was a major cause (66.49%) of the total dystocia cases in buffaloes. The highest incidence was observed in buffaloes in first parity 51/129 (39.53%) followed by second 39/129 (30.23%) and third parity 23/129 (17.83%) thus depicting an inverse relation of parity to the incidence of uterine torsion. In the present study, maximum buffaloes suffered from post-cervical right side uterine torsion 92/129 (71.31%). Post-cervical location of uterine torsion was observed in 76.74% (99/129) cases whereas only 23.25% (30/129) cases of the pre-cervical location of uterine torsion were reported. In the current study, the success of modified Schaffer’s method was observed to be 93/129 (72.09%) out of which 70/93 (75.26%) fetuses could be delivered per vaginally.
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