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Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Research Article
Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci. 7(8): 715-719
http://dx.doi.org/10.17582/journal.aavs/2019/7.8.715.719
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Mohammed A. Rahawy*

Department of Surgery and Theriogenology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Mosul, Iraq.

Abstract | In this study, dystocia weather maternal and / or fetal causes in Iraqi cow-buffaloes were analyzed. A total of 35 cow-buffaloes were admitted to the Clinic College of Veterinary Medicine, Mosul University 12 to 24 hours after starting delivery. The cow buffaloes suffering from dystocia. Either maternal or fetal (37.1%) in origin (62.85%), The maternal one showed a prevalence of 22.85%, 20%, 14.28%, 5.72% due to primary uterine inertia, incomplete dilation of a cervix, uterine torsion and narrow pelvis in buffaloes respectively. While the fetal causes showed a prevalence of 22.85%, 20%, 14.28%, 5.72% due to primary uterine inertia, incomplete dilation of a cervix of 17.15% due to maldisposition in cow- buffaloes as compared to fetal monster and fetal emphysema. 12.8%, 8.58% respectively.

Keywords | Buffaloes, Clinical Dystocia, Uterine Torsion, Incomplete cervical dilation, Fetal maldisposition.