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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2021, Vol. 8 Issue 2, Part A

Successful clinical management of mummified foetus in cattle: A case report

Author(s):

Sudhanshu Pratap Singh, Ankesh Kumar, Nitu Sourya, Mukesh Sahu and Avaneesh Kumar Singh

Abstract:
An eight-year-old crossbred cow in its third parity was presented to teaching veterinary clinical complex, BVC (BASU), Patna with complaint of prolong gestation of 10 months with normal feed and water intake. Udder and abdomen had increased in size, but the cow did not deliver the foetus even after 300 days of gestation. On the Per-rectal examination revealed that uterine contents were hard and thick, foetus was compact, Firm and immobile mass without placental fluid. Fremitus was also absent. On the ultrasound examination showed the absence of placental fluid or any viable signs of foetus. During per-vaginal examination cervix was closed. The cow was administered single dose of PGF2α analogue Cloprostenol intramuscular as well as manual massage or stimulation of cervix per vaginally three time in a day interval of eight hours. There is some time only use of prostaglandin F2α failure to expel mummified because of incomplete dilation of cervix. After 48 hrs of the Cloprostenol along with massage of cervix per vaginally a long thick brownish mucoid discharge was reported from vulva. Per vaginally, the cervix was fully relaxed, and a bony mass rapped within the placenta was palpated. traction was applied to take out the dead foetus with using of lubricant. Dead foetus was covered with in dark brown foetal membrane.

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How to cite this article:
Sudhanshu Pratap Singh, Ankesh Kumar, Nitu Sourya, Mukesh Sahu and Avaneesh Kumar Singh. Successful clinical management of mummified foetus in cattle: A case report. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2021;8(2):14-15.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies