ONE-STAGE RUMEN FISTULATION WITH PERMANENT SILICONE CANNULA IN SHEEP

Annita Morais Girardi, Samuel Santos Sousa, Amanda Festa Sabes, Gabriela Marchiori Bueno, Tiago José Caparica Módolo, Yuri da Silva Bonacin, Beatriz de Assis Pimenta, José Antônio Marques, Luiz Carlos Marques

Resumo


This study describes a one-stage rumenostomy technique with placement of permanent flexible silicone cannula, performed in seven Santa Inês ewes used in a research on ruminal acidosis for six months. The surgical procedure proved to be easy to perform, with few postoperative complications and effective to carry out the ruminal fluid sampling during the period of study.

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cannulation; fistula; Ovis aries; veterinary surgery

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3738/21751463.2140