Fecal pH and fecal score in local cattle


  • Rahman Kadhum Muhsen College of Veterinary Maedicine- University of Thi-Qar
  • Hasanian Hisham Nasir Al-Autaish College of veterinary medicine – University of Basrah




     The study was conducted at Thi-Qar province at period from 16-9-2016 to 15-1-2017. Nine hundred ( 900 ) fecal samples were taken rectally from cows. Fecal PH and fecal score were recorded. The results of this study revealed that , the mean of fecal pH  and fecal score in our cattle was 7.76 ± 0.086 and 2.72 ± 0.16 respectively . There was no significant differences in fecal pH and fecal score between male and female and between mature and immature cattle   ( P > 0.05 ) . There was significant positive correlation between fecal pH and fecal score (P <  0.05 ) . 




How to Cite

Muhsen, R. K., & Al-Autaish, H. H. N. (2017). Fecal pH and fecal score in local cattle. Journal of Kerbala for Agricultural Sciences, 4(5), 44–47. https://doi.org/10.59658/jkas.v4i5.689