13/19 | General Article | Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Management of Pre and Post Partum Prolapse in Small Ruminants: Retrospective Study of 24 CasesChhavi Gupta, A.Ganesan, M.Murugan and R. Ramprabhu
Veterinary Clinical Complex, Veterinary College and Research Institute, (TANUVAS) Tirunelveli- 627 358, Tamil NaduPublished in the Indian Veterinary Journal August 2019 : 96 (8) - pages 43 to 45
(Received: January, 2019, Accepted: April, 2019)
This study was carried out in 24 does and ewes which had genital prolapse over a period of three months at Veterinary Clinical Complex, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli. Vaginal prolapse was predominantly observed during gestation (usually advanced stage) and uterine prolapse following parturition. First grade vaginal prolapse could be controlled effectively by exogenous progesterone therapy with hind quarter elevation however, Modied Buhner’s suture of the prolapsed parts in animals suffering from second and third grades vaginal and uterine prolapse.Key Words: Genital prolapse, small ruminants, Buhner’s suture.