Veterinary Science & Technology

ISSN: 2157-7579

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Bedaso Kebede Kassaye, DVM

Veterinary Drug and Animal Feed Administration and Control Authority, Ministry of Agriculture,
Addis Ababa

  • Research Article
    Investigation on Factors Associated with Back Sore in Working Donkeys in Ada'a District, Central Oromia, Ethiopia
    Author(s): Bedaso Kebede Kassaye, DVMBedaso Kebede Kassaye, DVM

    The cross-sectional study was carried out from November 2009 to April 2010 to investigate factors associated with back sore in working donkeys in Ada'a district, central Oromia, Ethiopia. A total of three hundred eighty five (385) working donkeys with back sore were randomly selected and examined for risk factors back sore. The study revealed that the degree of sore was statistically associated (P<0.05) with sex, cause and age but insignificantly associated (P>0.05) with body condition score. Old age donkeys were extremely vulnerable 256 (66.5%) to the back sore, the highest frequency of mild degree of back sore 215 (55.8%) and medium body condition score donkeys 218 (56.6%) was observed. The location of the back sore was significantly associated (P<0.05) with body conditions but not associated (P>0.05) with sex, age and cause of the back sore. In the study improper harnes.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7579.1000256

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