Vaginal and uterine prolapse in a 3-year old ouda ewe in Sokoto, Nigeria


  • A. Bello Usmanu danfodiyo university sokoto Nigeria Department of veterinary AnatomyLecturer I
  • M.A. Umaru Department of Veterinary Theriogenology and Animal production, Usmanu danfodiyo university sokoto Nigeria
  • B.R. Alkali Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Nigeria
  • M. Dalhatu Department of Agriculture, Sokoto state Polytechnic, Nigeria
  • M.A. Mahmud Niger state college of Agriculture, Mokwa. Nigeria


Vaginal, Uterus, Prolapse, Ouda, Ewe


A three (3) year old ewe weighing 37kg was presented to the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sokoto, Nigeria with a prolapsed vaginal and anorexia. Clinical examination reveals straining, pain, weakness, rough hair coat and diarrhea. The animal was reveals the presence of helminthes. However the animal lambed 2 days after presentation but uterine prolapse occurred. The Helminthosis was treated using Albendazole suspension; while the prolapsed organs corrected in each case. Straining must have caused the vaginal prolapse while the violent contraction uterus coupled with the fact that the animal is a primiparal and the parturition that interrupted tile initial management of the vaginal prolapse may be responsible for the uterine prolapse.


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How to Cite

Bello, A. ., Umaru, M. ., Alkali, B. ., Dalhatu, M. ., & Mahmud, M. . (2013). Vaginal and uterine prolapse in a 3-year old ouda ewe in Sokoto, Nigeria. Health, Safety and Environment , 1(2), 61-63. Retrieved from



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