Effects of midazolam on ketamine-xylazine anesthesia in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris galeata).

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To determine the effect of midazolam on ketamine-xylazine anesthesia, 20 guinea fowl (Numida meleagris galeata) were randomly divided into 2 groups. Birds in group KX were anesthetized with ketamine (15 mg/kg i.m.) and xylazine (2.5 mg/kg i.m.), whereas the birds anesthetized in group KXM received midazolam (0.3 mg/kg i.m.) in addition to the ketamine and… (More)

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@article{Ajadi2009EffectsOM, title={Effects of midazolam on ketamine-xylazine anesthesia in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris galeata).}, author={Rasheed Adetola Ajadi and Olajide B Kasali and A Folashade Makinde and Adenike I Adeleye and J A Oyewusi and Olukayode G Akintunde}, journal={Journal of avian medicine and surgery}, year={2009}, volume={23 3}, pages={199-204} }