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