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Journal of Camel Practice and Research
Year : 2016, Volume : 23, Issue : 1
First page : ( 185) Last page : ( 186)
Print ISSN : 0971-6777. Online ISSN : 2277-8934.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2277-8934.2016.00031.X

Dystocia in she camel and its correction with percutaneous foetotomy - A case report

Dudi Vinod*, Mehta J. S., Purohit G.N., Kumar Surendra, Chaudhary A.K., Kumar Pramod, Kumar Amit

Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner 334001, Rajasthan, India

*Email: drvinod.dudi@gmail.com

Online published on 26 August, 2016.

Abstract

A case of dystocia in a Bikaneri she camel with foetal presentation of dorsal deviation of neck and bilateral flexion of both fore limbs at shoulder joint. Dystocia was relieved by performing percutaneous foetotomy of neck and both legs using thygesons foetotome. Remaining foetus was delivered by traction through the birth canal lubricated with liquid paraffin. The post-operative administration of antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, multi-vitamin and fluid therapy was followed and the animal was discharged in healthy condition.

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Keywords

Camel, dystocia, foetotomy.

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