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Successful Management of a Spontaneous Abortion During Last Trimester in a Non-Descript Bovine Heifer-A Case Report

R. Rajalakshmi U. S. Kalyaan S. Rangasamy T. Sarath N. Arunmozhi K. Krishnakumar
Vol 10(11), 172-175

A pregnant non-descript bovine heifer with unknown breeding history was presented to Large Animal Obstetrical Unit, Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital, Chennai with a history of intermittent straining and serosanguinous discharge. Based on gynaeco-clinical examination, the case was diagnosed as spontaneous abortion of unknown origin. A greyish black dead fetus was delivered through pervaginum by manual traction. The aborted fetus was tightly covered by a dry thickened placental membrane and was around 8.5 months gestation based on CRL. Animal had an uneventful recovery after treatment with antibiotic, antihistamine, anti-inflammatory drugs for 5 days.

Keywords : Fetus Heifer Pelvimetry Spontaneous Abortion

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