Retention of fetal membranes in cattle a review
Pooja and Manish Kumar
Failure in expulsion of fetal membranes within 24 hr. is known as Retained placenta or retained foetal membranes, is. In dairy cattle and buffalo it is common in occurrence after parturition in and is a major cause of financial loss to farmers. RFM results in inflammation, fever, weight loss, reduced milk production, and extended calving intervals. some common negative sequelaes of RFM are like delayed uterine involution , increased services per conception, lower pregnancy rates, metritis, ketosis, mastitis, negative effect in a future pregnancy, tetanus (present in soil). The condition RFM in dairy cattle is a serious reproductive illness. Both reproductive and productive efficiency of dairy cows is compromised, which results in a significant financial loss for the dairy industry. RFM's precise aetiology is still not well understood. Loop hole in knowledge of the mechanisms underlying cotyledon dehiscence, foetal membrane evacuation, and placental maturation. However, management may be improved, and new remedial and preventative techniques can be introduced to assist lower the occurrence of RFM and, in turn, help reducing the losses related to RFM.
How to cite this article:
Pooja and Manish Kumar. Retention of fetal membranes in cattle a review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 2408-2418.