8-Title: Reproductive stages and gross pathology of abattoir-derived buffalo genitalia

8-Title: Reproductive stages and gross pathology of abattoir-derived buffalo genitalia

Authors: Devender Kumar, Satish and GN Purohit

Source: Ruminant Science (2022)-11(2):297-299.

How to cite this manuscript: Kumar Devender, Satish and Purohit GN (2022). Reproductive stages and gross pathology of abattoir-derived buffalo genitalia. Ruminant Science 11(2):297-299.


The present study was conducted on 114 buffalo genital organs procured from the slaughterhouse for assessing the gross reproductive pathologies. Reproductive stages were classified according to the presence or absence of follicles, colour, and size of the corpus luteum. 35.09% of the animal sample was considered as anestrous condition. Proestrus and estrus phases were noticed as 13.16% and 7.02% respectively and 3.51% were found to be early pregnant. Metritis and endometritis were observed in 3.51% and 7.89% respectively. Among the slaughter genitalia collected 13.16% were from repeat breeder animals and 1.75% were kinked cervix. Therefore livestock farmers must use veterinary services to know about the reproductive status of their animals before culling.


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