Veterinary Science & Technology

ISSN: 2157-7579

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Jallailudeen Rabana Lawal

Dr, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Maiduguri University, Borno, Nigeria

  • Case Report   
    Dog Bite on the Thigh Region of Village Chicken Hen: A Case Report
    Author(s): Jallailudeen Rabana Lawal*, Amina Ibrahim, Dauda Laku, Zainab Bukola Yusuf and Hope Mana

    Background: Village chickens are mostly reared under the extensive management system; they are left to scavenge freely for food and other needs from the surrounding which predisposes them to several vices including bites from predators such as dogs. Presentation of case: An adult village chicken hen was presented to the University of Maiduguri Veterinary Teaching Hospital (Poultry clinic), on an emergency basis, patient was traumatized by an aggressive dog. The hen had extensive and multiple lesions on the left thigh extending to the hips, laceration of the skin connecting the thigh to the abdomen, exposing the peritoneum, and flapped skin involved the outer left thigh region and inguinal region. The case was managed as an emergency surgery by suturing of the lesion, accompanied by antibiotic medication, tetanus injections and a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2157-7579.2021.s5.001

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