A postmortem study on indigestible foreign bodies in the rumen and reticulum of ruminants, eastern Ethiopia

  title={A postmortem study on indigestible foreign bodies in the rumen and reticulum of ruminants, eastern Ethiopia},
  author={Seifu Negash and Berhanu Sibhat and Desie Sheferaw},
  booktitle={The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research},
A cross-sectional study was conducted on ruminants (cattle, sheep and goats) slaughtered at Haramaya University and Haramaya municipal abattoirs from November 2013 to April 2014 in Haramaya, eastern Ethiopia. The objective of the study was to identify types and estimate the prevalence of foreign bodies in the rumen and reticulum of domestic ruminants in the area. From 810 randomly selected study animals, 422 (52.1%) were found to have foreign bodies. Of the 332 cattle, 193 sheep and 285 goats… CONTINUE READING

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