Table 1

Colic episodes in a population of 4596 donkeys housed at the Donkey Sanctuary between January 2000 and March 2005.

Recovered from colic

Died/euthanized following colic

Total


Impaction colic

(including impactions requiring surgery)

215

227

442

Other colic

(including surgical, spasmodic and undiagnosed)

180

185

365

Total

395

412

807


Cox et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2007 3:1   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-3-1

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