Incidence, pain assessment and management of horn affections in buffaloes

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K. Rama Rao Makkena Sreenu K.B.P. Raghavender P.V.S. Kishore

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Pre and post operative pain in animals suffering with horn affection should be attended to relieve stress on the animal as it may affect its production. The incidence and, pain evaluation was studied. Out of 126 cases 76 (60.3%), 26 (20.16%), 14 (11.11%), 9 (7.14) and 1 (0.79%) were fractures, avulsion, septic horn, overgrown horns and horn cancer respectively. The incidence of horn affections were 62 (49.2%) 55 (43.7%) and 9 (7.1%) right, left and both horn affections. The common pain symptoms like restlessness, twitching of ears, shaking of head, bruxism, rubbing against fixed objects, pawing at the affected site and evading the affected site were observed in horn affections. Conservative and surgical Management of various affections of horn in buffaloes was recorded and discussed.

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RAO, K. Rama et al. Incidence, pain assessment and management of horn affections in buffaloes. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 35, n. 3, p. 455-465, sep. 2016. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <https://kuojs.lib.ku.ac.th/index.php/BufBu/article/view/1128>. Date accessed: 28 sep. 2021.
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