Prolapse of Uterus

  • More common in buffaloes than in cattle.
  • May have genetic predisposition and may occur pre or post partum.
  • Place the prolapsed mass gently over a clean surface and protect it from soiling /flies/birds etc.
  • Do not attempt to remove anything or push the uterus back, this may cause severe bleeding.
  • Gently wash with saline solution if excessively soiled.
  • Call a veterinarian for further treatment at the earliest.
  • Prone animals may be kept with the hind quarter at a slight elevation.
  • Check the vulval area for any stitch marks before purchasing an animal.