Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2003;43(2):295-299.
A Study on The Lesions of The Mammary Glands of Slaughtered Holstein Cows in Gwangju Area
Chai-yong Lee1, Hye-ra Kim1, Jeong-chi Lee1, Sang-ki Kim1, Chung-gil Lee1, Jong-taek Kim2
1College of Veterinary Medicine, Chonnam National University
2Department of Veterinary Medicine, Kangwon National University
광주지역에서 도태되는 홀스타인 소 유방의 병변 조사
이채용1, 김혜라1, 이정치1, 김상기1, 이정길1, 김종택2
1전남대학교 수의과대학
2강원대학교 수의학과
Macroscopic investigations were made on the lesions of a total of 101 udders from slaughtered Holstein cows in Gwangju area. Incidence of supernumerary teats was 9.9%. Gross lesions were found in the surface of teats of 29.4% of cows; these lesions comprised papilomatosis (16.0%), fronds (8.9%) and injury at the tip (3.2%). Approximately 95% of the cows had slight to severe teat orifice keratosis. On the mucous membranes of the teat cisterns, fibrosis (22.7%) and congestion (8.9%) were observed. Gross lesions were found in the mammary glands of 68% of cows; these lesions comprised fibrosis (18.8%), serous exudate (4.9%), fatty tissue (4.9%), pus (4.0%), congestion (2.0%).
Key Words: macroscopic findings, teats, udder, teat orifice
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