N. G. Amith
Abstract: A rescued yellow footed green pigeon was presented at the Veterinary Dispensary, Ramohalli, Bangalore with a history of oozing out of food material at the crop region. Physical examination revealed, the presence of traumatic wound at the neck region with a fistulous tract connecting the crop to the exterior and seepage of ingesta was noticed. The surgical correction of crop fistula was performed under general anesthesia and the bird was recovered uneventfully without post-operative complications.
Keywords: crop, traumatic, pigeon