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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

Management of parturient paresis in a crossbred dairy cow

K Priya, A Rajadurai and N Kumaravelu
A crossbred JX cow on its sixth parity was presented with the history of calved 2 days ago and was semi-intensively managed. The daily production of milk was about 15.5 litres. Physical examination revealed the temperature and pulse rate were within the normal range, but there was increased in the respiratory rate and a dehydration status of 5%. The dairy cow was diagnosed with milk fever and the treatment was given. Slow infusion of 450 mL of Calcium magnesium borogluconate into the jugular vein over a period of 10-20 minutes. Intravenous infusion of 1000mL 0.9% NaCl and 1000mL of 25% Glucose were instituted in order to restore blood glucose level and to correct the dehydration. The animal recovered after the treatment, thus the prognosis was good and supportive therapy was continued for two days and animal had an uneventful recovery.
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How to cite this article:
K Priya, A Rajadurai and N Kumaravelu. Management of parturient paresis in a crossbred dairy cow. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 501-503.

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