47-Title: Occurrences and risk factors of hernia in different animals at Uttar Pradesh, India: A progressive hospital-based study

47-Title: Occurrences and risk factors of hernia in different animals at Uttar Pradesh, India: A progressive hospital-based study

Authors: Mohar Singh, Babul Rudra Paul, Khan Sharun, Mahendra Priya, Kiranjeet Singh, Swapan Kumar Maiti, Sameer Shrivastava, Sonal Saxena and Naveen Kumar

Source: Ruminant Science (2022)-11(1):231-234.

How to cite this manuscript: Singh Mohar, Paul Babul Rudra, Khan Sharun, Priya Mahendra, Singh Kiranjeet, Maiti Swapan Kumar, Shrivastava Sameer, Saxena Sonal and Kumar Naveen (2022). Occurrences and risk factors of hernia in different animals at Uttar Pradesh, India: A progressive hospital-based study. Ruminant Science 11(1):231-234.


This study investigated the prevalence of hernia indifferent animals and its associated risk factors during the period from January 2021 to December 2021 at Referral Veterinary Polyclinic-Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex (RVP-TVCC), ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. A total number of 5265 animals were enrolled in the surgery department during the study period. Diagnosis of hernia cases was made based on the clinical history, clinical signs, palpation, needle puncture and auscultation. The animals were then divided into groups based on risk factors such as age, sex, breed, and season of occurrence. About 16 (0.30 %) hernia cases are recorded in the clinic. Females (62.5 %) were found to be at greater risk than males (37.5%). The affections were most common in the 6-12 month age group (50.0%), then in the 0-6 month age group (31.25%), and finally in the >12 month age group (18.75%). The maximum number of abdominal wall defect cases were presented during the summer season (March to September) while the least was during the winter season (October to December). Further studies are required to identify the risk factors linked to the occurrence of hernia in animals.



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