Donkey with wound / by Ass. Hassan Haddad
Place: Musiaf - Jibitta
Date: August 2006
Owner: Abou Mayyas
Animal: donkey / ( / aged 7 years.
Case : wound in the upper part of the thigh due to a bite from hyena .
During the round of the mobile clinic of SPANA in August to the villages of Musiaf in Jibitta, about 60 km from Hama , an old woman was waiting SPANA team to treat her donkey which had attacked in last night by a hyena, and caused to her deep wound. The donkey had lost part of her thigh and the wound was deep . The treatment began by cleaning the wound with the watery solution of iodine, then it was put spray of alamycin. The animal was given 3000 I. U. of antitetanus + 5 doses of antibiotic for 5 days. the owner was given spray of alamycin to spray on the wound at night. The treatment continued for 30 days until the complete recovery.
The owner was advised to keep his animal inside the stable at night to protect her from attacking by the predatory, and he thanked SPANA because they treated their animal who help them in the land and in the house.
Cost of treatment:
1. antibiotic : £ 0.60
2. antitetanus : £ 0.90
3. solution of iodine : £ 0.30
5. spray of alamycin : £ 2.70