Ruminant intubation

Hello there. In this video, we show you the endotracheal intubation technique in a cow and some tips you should know about it. This technique is a bit different from that in the dog or cat. In the cow we do "blind intubation" once it is impossible to see the cow's glottis.

Thus, we use our contralateral hand to find the animal's glottis. Afterwards, we gentle press the glottis down and go the tube through the trachea with slow circular movements. Obviously, this technique is quite tricky, comparing to the dog or cat, but it becomes easier with practice!

We invite you to watch another video, about Epidural Anaesthesia in ruminants. Go there!

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