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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

Stage I: Infectious bovine keratoconjuctivitis in a crossbred jersey cow and its clinical management: A case report

Author(s):
S Dhinesh Kumar, KP Prabhakaran and M Sudharsan
Abstract:
The present study describe the stage I infectious bovine keratoconjuctivitis in a 4 year old female jersey cross breed dairy cattle weighing 300 kg was managed semi-intensively. A clinical examination on eye reveals that excessive tearing of eye and increased sensitivity to light which progresses to a small ulcer in the centre of the cornea which appears as a small white spot. The crossbreed jersey cow was administered with oxytetracycline LA (10mg/kg bodyweight) once in 3 days on alternate basis for 2 weeks. Ciprofloxacin (Ciplox) eye drops @ 10 drops thrice a day at regular basis for 3 weeks, subconjunctival prednisolone 0.3ml on alternative day and vitamin AD3E injection was given 10 ml intramuscularly and following this treatment the eye lesion was gradually subsided.
Pages: 448-450  |  317 Views  61 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S Dhinesh Kumar, KP Prabhakaran and M Sudharsan. Stage I: Infectious bovine keratoconjuctivitis in a crossbred jersey cow and its clinical management: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 448-450.

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