Pathological Study of Reproductive Tracts of Awassi Ewes in Fallujah, Iraq
Keywords:genitalia, Awassi ewes, abnormalities
A total of forty female genital tracts of local sheep, collected from Al-Fallujah abattoir, were utilized for
this study during the period from October 2018 to March 2019. Among these 20% of the samples were
pregnant with out any abnormality, and 80% were non pregnant (55% without any problem and 25%
showed abnormal macroscopically lesion. The main type of abnormalities were, ovarian adhesion, uterus
unicornis, inactive ovaries, cystic ovaries, ovarian germ cell tumor and cervical tumor, metritis, salpingitis
and hydrosalpinx with an incidence of 10%, 10% , 10%, 20%, 10% , 10% , 10% , 10% and 10% respectively.
The histopathological study revealed that there were a histopathological changes in the previous cases, the
ovarian giant cell tumor reported at first in this study in Iraq
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