Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science
versão On-line ISSN 1678-4456
SANTANA, Marcelo Ismar Silva et al. Irrigation of the cloacal bursa in Gallus gallus domesticus (Breeding stoch of hubbard lineage). Braz. J. Vet. Res. Anim. Sci. [online]. 2003, vol.40, n.4, pp. 254-260. ISSN 1678-4456. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95962003000400003.
The Cloacal Bursa's arteries of 30 females Hubbard were injected with 50% Neoprene Latex 450 solution, and submited to dissection. The ages of the birds was to 10 to 12 weeks. The vessel's origin, number and sequence were studied The results showed the participation of the left and right internal pudendal artery in all cases, witch the association of the cranial mesenteric artery (333,33%), to median caudal artery (3,33%), and to left internal iliac artery (3,33%). The total branches number, without considering its origin, varied in 2 to 9, being 4 branches the major frequency. The vessels distribuition was the same in each bird.
Palavras-chave : Arteries; Cloacal bursa; Vascular system.