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Dystocia in Timorensis deer: a case report


Jeber, Z. K. H. and Che' Amat, Azlan and Abdullah, Faez Firdaus Jesse and Haron, Abdul Wahid (2013) Dystocia in Timorensis deer: a case report. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 7 (4). pp. 40-42. ISSN 2319-2399; ESSN: 2319-2402


In this case, a female Timorensis deer (Cervus timorensis) belong to Taman Pertanian Universiti (TPU), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), was in labour for 5 hours. The limbs of the fawn were found hanging from the vulva at the general inspection. Request for veterinary assistance was initiated and the deer was isolated in dark room. Restraining was conducted physically without any tranquilizers or anaesthesia. On physical examination, foetus was found a live with posterior presentation and both hind limbs fully extended inside the birth canal. Manual traction was successfully performed to deliver the foetus. Following delivery the mother given proper care and the fawn was cleaned. The fawn was subsequently introduced to the mother and monitored to ensure suckling before being released to the farm.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.9790/2402-0744042
Publisher: International Organization of Scientific Research
Keywords: Timorensis deer; Dystocia; Cervus timorensis
Depositing User: Azizan Arshad
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2014 02:18
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2016 01:36
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/29908
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