STUDIES ON EFfICACY OF MELOXICAM, VITAMIN E AND SELENIUM IN CONJUCTION WITH ANTIBIOTICS IN THE TREATMENT OF BOVINE MASTITIS

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0555.2014.00022.3    | Article Id: B-2318 | Page : 513-515
Citation :- STUDIES ON EFfICACY OF MELOXICAM, VITAMIN E AND SELENIUM IN CONJUCTION WITH ANTIBIOTICS IN THE TREATMENT OF BOVINE MASTITIS.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2014.(48):513-515
G.K. Chetan Kumar* and M. Narayana Bhat drchetanvet@gmail.com
Address : Department of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary College, Hebbal, Bangalore-560 024, India

Abstract

A total of 24 Holstein Friesian crossbreed dairy cows with clinical signs of mastitis were subjected to therapeutic trials. Based on the time taken for complete recovery from clinical signs of mastitis, reduction in mean SCC and EC, treatment of mastitis cases with vitamin E and selenium along with antibiotic is very much useful in faster recovery of such cases. Further treatment with meloxicam along with antibiotic was also equally beneficial in the treatment of clinical mastitis. This study indicated that antioxidants like vitamin E and selenium and NSAIDs when used as adjunct therapy along with antibiotics helped in faster recovery of clinical cases of mastitis.

Keywords

Electrical conductivity Non steroid snti-inflammatory drugs Selenium Somatic cell count Tri-sodium citrate Vitamin E.

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