WHAT IS PARTURITION IN ANIMAL

what is PARTURITION. Parturition is the act of giving birth in farm animals (ii) It marks the end of pregnancy
(iii) It marks the beginning of lactation (iv) When the developing foetus has reached full term in the uterus, and is ready to be born, the placenta breaks away from the uterus wall
(v) The foetus in the bag of membranes moves through the cervix and out through the body outer opening
(vi) At some point, the membrane bag breaks and the fluid inside is released
(vii) The umbilical cord constricts in the middle , withers and breaks naturally
(viii) The placenta and the broken membranes comes out of the uterus as after-birth
(ix) The act of parturition varies with farm animals. In:
(1) Cow, it is called carving
(2) Sow, it is called farrowing
(3) ewe, it is called lambing
(4) Doe (Goat) , it is called kidding
(5) Doe (Rabbit) , it is called kidding

 Parturition

SIGNS OF APPROACHING PARTURITION

(i) The mammary glands enlarge and begin to secrete milk substances
(ii) The vulva swells and becomes soft
(iii) There may be thick mucus discharge
(iv) The animal becomes restless, lies down and gets up frequently
(v) The animal urinates frequently
(vi) The animal tries to build a nest and beds e.g as in rabbit
(vii) Loss of appetite

definition of parturition

Parturition is the process of delivery of the fully grown fetus on the completion of the normal pregnancy period. … Parturition is one of the most important events for the farmers as by this act of his animal he would derive gain in terms of milk or sale of animal and its progeny.

  1. BACTERIA DISEASES
    150. ANTHRAX
    151. BRUCELLOSIS
    152. TUBERCULOSIS
    153. FUNGAL DISEASES
  2. PROTOZOAN DISEASES
    TRYPONOSOMIASIS

    159. TAPE WORM
    160. ROUND WORM OF PIGS
    161. LIVER FLUKE
    162. ECTO PARASITES
    163. TICK

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