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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

Oestrus induced hypocalcaemia in a cross breed jersey cow: A case report

Author(s):
C Inbaraj, G Monica, S Vigneshwaran, T Rama, D Chandrasekaran and A Vijayarajan
Abstract:
A seven-year-old cross breed jersey cow was presented with a history of estrus followed by lateral recumbency. On observation cow was dull, depressed, anorectic, difficulty in defecation and urination, tail in a raised position with straining for defecation and respiratory distress. Physical examination revealed subnormal temperature (99.5o F), increased heart rate 80/min with low intensity of heart sound, dry muzzle and cool extremities. Rectal examination revealed the presence of mucus in the rectum. Cow was having mild bloody vaginal discharge and it was suspected as metestrus. The blood sample was showing low serum calcium of 4.2 mg/dL and it was confirmed as esturs induced hypocalcemia. The cow was treated with calcium borogluconate 250 ml I/V and 200 ml subcutaneously followed by oral drenching of calcium and the cow was recovered uneventfully.
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How to cite this article:
C Inbaraj, G Monica, S Vigneshwaran, T Rama, D Chandrasekaran and A Vijayarajan. Oestrus induced hypocalcaemia in a cross breed jersey cow: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 78-79.

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