Investigations of foreign bodies in the fore-stomach of cattle at Ngoma Slaughterhouse, Rwanda

@inproceedings{Mushonga2015InvestigationsOF,
  title={Investigations of foreign bodies in the fore-stomach of cattle at Ngoma Slaughterhouse, Rwanda},
  author={Borden Mushonga and Gervais Habarugira and Aline Musabyemungu and Jean Claude Udahemuka and Festus I. Jaja and Dunisani Pepe},
  booktitle={Journal of the South African Veterinary Association},
  year={2015}
}
Ingestion of indigestible foreign bodies in cattle is a pathological condition of both economic and health importance. It is has mostly been reported in association with feed scarcity. The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence and nature of indigestible foreign materials in abattoir fore-stomach specimens in Ngoma district, Rwanda. Each chamber was opened by incision, then given a thorough macroscopic examination by visual inspection and palpation for the presence of foreign… CONTINUE READING

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