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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

Review of literature with a case report: Severe ruminal impaction caused by different types of foreign bodies in the rumen of a post parturient boer goat

Author(s):
Sandeepa KH, Debajyoti Sarkar, Rudresh GN, Chetana DH, Vishwanth S and Mahendra S
Abstract:
A 3yrs old Boer breed of goat presented with a compliant of anorexia, restlessness and repeated bloating since two days. Which had history of kidding 3 days back, on physiological examination rectal temperature was normal range but respiration rate and heart rate were slight deviated towards lower than normal range. Physical examination revealed congested oral and conjunctival mucus membrane.Hard palpable mass was observed during abdominal palpation in the rumen (anterior abdomen) and advised for explorative rumenotomy. On rumenotomy the rumen was filled with compacted foreign bodies (plastic material, i.e. plastic bags, stones, floor mat made up of coir (coconut fibre), along with few calcified mass,) with calcified masses which were weighing around 1.2 kg. The surgery was performed as per standard procedure. During post operative period animal was treated with parentral antibiotics (OTC @5mg/ kg), NSAIDs (Meloxicam 0.5-1mg/kg) and fluids (DNS & RL) for 7 days and animal recovered uneventfully.
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How to cite this article:
Sandeepa KH, Debajyoti Sarkar, Rudresh GN, Chetana DH, Vishwanth S, Mahendra S. Review of literature with a case report: Severe ruminal impaction caused by different types of foreign bodies in the rumen of a post parturient boer goat. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):171-175.

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