Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, volume 37 issue 3 (september 2022) : 292-294

​Surgical Management of Ruminal Impaction in HF Cattle in Field Condition

A.K. Soni, Atul Parihar
1Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, Mhow, Indore-453 446, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Submitted14-03-2022|

  • Accepted04-07-2022|

  • First Online 16-07-2022|

  • doi 10.18805/BKAP491

Cite article:- Soni A.K., Parihar Atul (2022). ​Surgical Management of Ruminal Impaction in HF Cattle in Field Condition. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika. 37(3): 292-294. doi: 10.18805/BKAP491.
A nine years old cross-breed Holstein Friesian dairy cow weighing approx. 300 kg with medium body condition was examined. The cow was suffering from frequent abdominal distention, grinding of teeth, reduced feed intake, progressive weight loss. The detailed clinical examination revealed normal rectal temperature, doughy rumen, reduced appetite and weakness. The case was confirmed as ruminal impaction. The case was successfully treated by exploratory rumenotomy along with appropriate medicinal treatment. 

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