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2012 (Vol. 4, Issue: 3)
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Dystocia Due to Mummified Foetal Monster in a Yankasa Ewe: A Case Report

A.I. Kisani and N. Wachida
Corresponding Author:  A.I. Kisani 

Key words:  Caesarean section, dystocia, foetal monster, yankasa ewe, mummified, manual traction,
Vol. 4 , (3): 167-169
Submitted Accepted Published
December 20, 2011 March 02, 2012 June 15, 2012

A 1 year old Yyankasa ewe weighing 24 kg was presented to the Large Animal Clinic unit of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria. The owner with the complained t that she has been in labour for 24 h without delivery. Vital parameters were taken and found to be within the normal ranges. the The patient underwent general and obstetrical animal was examinationed. A diagnosis of dystocia was made with Tthe foetus was found to be in anterior presentation of the fetus, bilateral with the carpalus and shoulder flexioned and the neck deviated laterally.lateral deviation of the neck. Manual traction to deliver the foetus was not successful. Caesarean section was performed with the patient under sedation and epidural anaesthesiatherefore recommended. This was carried out and the dead foetus removed. Recovery post surgery was complete and the ewe was discharged five days post surgery.
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A.I. Kisani and N. Wachida, 2012. Dystocia Due to Mummified Foetal Monster in a Yankasa Ewe: A Case Report.  International Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 4(3): 167-169.
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