Rectal tear leading to intestinal evisceration through anus in a calf
Many livestock farmers undergo untold suffering when their cows suddenly fall sick and they cannot reach a veterinary officer. In most cases, these diseases lead to sudden death heaping misery on farmers.
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Rectal Prolapse - Digestive System - Veterinary Manual
This is not uncommon in sows. It is a widespread condition occurring in growing pigs from 8 to 20 weeks of age.
The Oesophagus The oesophagus is a muscular tube that connects the mouth with the forestomach. Food passes down the oesophagus by contraction of the muscles in the walls that push the food along in a series of waves called peristalsis.
Animal Structure & Function
The animal was pulled out of the well and treated with antibiotic and anti-inflammatory injections by a field veterinarian, who also manipulated and tried to reposition the intestines that had prolapsed per rectum.
A new kind of sick pig, this time a prolapse - Ninja Cow Farm LLC