A survey of caesarean operations on cattle in general veterinary practice.

@article{Cattell1990ASO,
  title={A survey of caesarean operations on cattle in general veterinary practice.},
  author={J H Cattell and Hilary Dobson},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1990},
  volume={127 16},
  pages={395-9}
}
The animal most frequently requiring operation for dystocia in this survey of 133 cases was the Friesian/Holstein heifer. In 38 per cent of cases the reason for surgery was an oversized calf and in 84 per cent the operation was performed on the farm of origin. The majority of the dams were operated on while standing, using a left flank incision, and under… CONTINUE READING