Journal of
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2529
  • DOI: 10.5897/JVMAH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 415

Table of Content: October 2011; 3(6)

October 2011

Management of surgical wounds using crude neem oil in one year old ram: A successful report

Wound healing effect of crude neem (Azadirachta indica Juss) oil, processed locally from the seed kernel was assessed on septic surgical wound in a one year old Uda ram. A wound approximately 7 cm in diameter created as a result of surgical drainage of abscess on the left caudal part of the elbow joint was flushed with the crude neem oil. A single application of the crude neem oil to the sutured wound resulted in a...

Author(s): Bwala D. G., Elisha I. L., Habu K. A., Dogonyaro B. B. and Kaikabo A. A.

October 2011

Use of formalin and modified gravity-feed embalming technique in veterinary anatomy dissection and practicals

Gravity feed embalming technique was used to preserve cadavers for teaching of gross anatomy and practicals. Six white Fulani cattle were used. The gravity feed technique was employed to embalm through the right common carotid artery. The right external jugular vein was used to drain blood from the vascular system concurrently. Complete embalming was achieved in about 10 h using an embalming fluid constituted of a...

Author(s): Itopa E. Ajayi, James C. Shawulu, Abdurrahman Ghaji, Gabriel K. Omeiza⊃ and Okwoche J. Ode⊃