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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Case report: Dystocia due to foetal ascites in a Rathi cow

Author(s):
Pawan Kumar Sharma, Vishal Yadav, LR Yadav, Amit and Shaurabh Daria
Abstract:
The present case report is about successful management of dystocia due to foetal ascites in Indigenous cattle. A full-term pregnant pleuriparous Rathi cattle aged about six years was presented having history of dystocia at Veterinary Clinical Complex of Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary and Animal sciences, Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal science, Bikaner. This animal was having history of expulsion of first water bag and straining from last 7-8 hours but parturition couldn’t succeed. As per vaginal examination, abdominal distension was palpated around abdomen and proximal part of limbs and the condition was as fetal ascites. The dead fetus was expelled with slight gentle traction after puncturing of its abdominal wall by Linde’s ring knife fetotome. About 8–9-liter clear watery Ascitic fluid was evacuated. Antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, ecbolics drugs were administered and supportive fluid therapy was also given. The animal was recovered uneventfully after five days of follow-up treatment.
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How to cite this article:
Pawan Kumar Sharma, Vishal Yadav, LR Yadav, Amit and Shaurabh Daria. Case report: Dystocia due to foetal ascites in a Rathi cow. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 1972-1973.

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