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Author Elangovan, Premkumar Arulkumar, T. Rajasundaram, C.
Source KrishiKosh-Indian National Agricultural Research System
Content type Text
Publisher TANUVAS
File Format PDF
Language English
Alternative Title TANUVAS 9th Clinical Case Conference Abstract 3rd - 4th August 2017
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Agriculture & related technologies ♦ Animal husbandry
Subject Keyword Acidosis ♦ Rumen Fluid ♦ Ph ♦ Veterinary Science - Conference Abstract
Abstract A pleuriparous non descriptive cattle was presented to Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, VCRI, Orathanadu with a history of ingestion of approx 20 Kg of boiled rice last night, the animal was recumbent and not voiding dung. On clinical examination the abdomen was bilaterally distended, rumen was ï¬ rm and doughy on palpation and other vital parameters were found to be normal. Rumen fluid examination revealed light greenish colored fluid, pH of 5 and protozoal motility was nil. Based on the clinical examination and laboratory ï¬ ndings the presented case was diagnosed as acute acidosis. The animal was treated with sodium bicarbonate (1 ml/kg b.wt) intravenously and antibiotic, antihistaminic and other supportive drugs. The animal was stabilized with fluid therapy. The owner was advised to give ruminal cud transplantation, rumen buffer, probiotics and sodium bicarbonate orally for two days. Animal showed eventual clinical recovery after treatment. A successful management of acute acidosis in a cow is reported.
Educational Use Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Conference Proceedings
Publisher Date 2017-08-01
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Page Count 179