A retrospective study of wounds in cattle
Bhoopendra Kumar Mishra and Dharmendra Kumar
A retrospective study was conducted to find out the incidence of wound in animals from total cases registered at Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Rewa, Divisional Veterinary Hospital, Bichhiya, Rewa and Laxman Bagh Gaushala, Bichhiya, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, for treatment of traumatic wounds. During the study period, a total of 2120 cases were registered and out of them 196 had wounds, representing an incidence of 9.25 percent. Out of 196 instances of wound, 90 cases (45.92%) were canine, 64 cases (32.65%) involved bovine, 35 cases (17.86%) involved caprine and 7 cases (8.40%) involved other animals. Males had the higher incidence (65.62%) as compared to females (34.38%). The age groups of 6 months to 1 year and above 3 years showed the highest and lowest incidence rates, 68.75% and 6.25 percent % respectively. Most cases were brought to the clinics between 5–10 days (62.5%) and least cases between 0–2 days (7.81%). The incidence of wounds was highest on the limb (40.63%) and lowest in the tail (6.25%). Lacerations were the most common types of wounds (31.25%).
How to cite this article:
Bhoopendra Kumar Mishra and Dharmendra Kumar. A retrospective study of wounds in cattle. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(9S): 79-81.