Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Research Article
Res. j. vet. pract. 3 (1): 25 - 28
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Kamlesh Jeengar, Vikas Choudhary, Sandeep Maharia, Vivekanand, Govind Narayan Purohit
Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner, Rajasthan-334001, India.

*Correspondence | Kamlesh Jeengar, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India; Email:

Twenty five buffaloes suffering from uterine torsion were examined for stage of gestation, degree, site and direction of torsion. Results showed that uterine torsion in buffaloes occurred mostly in pluriparous buffaloes (56%) at full-term (72%), in clockwise direction (92%) and postcervical location (80%). It was mostly of 180° (48%) followed by 360° (32%) and >360° (20%). It is concluded that uterine torsion is mostly of 180 degree, clock-wise and post-cervical and it occurs mostly at term of pregnancy. Pluriparous buffaloes might be at greater risk of uterine torsion than primiparous.

Keywords | Stage of gestation, Degree of torsion, Pluriparous, Clockwise, Postcervical