Peri-parturient metabolic profile in Murrah buffaloes with cervico-vaginal prolapse

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.7037    | Article Id: B-2824 | Page : 770-773
Citation :- Peri-parturient metabolic profile in Murrah buffaloeswith cervico-vaginal prolapse .Indian Journal of Animal Research.2015.(49):770-773

B.L. Sharma, V.K. Bhatt, S.K. Jain, S.N. Shukla* and M.K. Shukla

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Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, N.D.V.S.U. Jabalpur-482 001, India.


Profile of blood glucose, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium was studied during peri -parturient period i.e. on day 10 antepartum/ day of prolapse, day of parturition and day 10 postpartum in 12 normal pregnant buffaloes and 12 buffaloes with antepartum cervico vaginal prolapse during the last month of gestation. The blood glucose, serum calcium, phosphorus and magnesium concentration (mg/dl) in normal pregnant buffaloes were 62.13±1.01, 8.75±0.2, 6.04±0.12 and 1.7±0.10 on day 10 antepartum, 57.39±1.13, 8.30±0.25, 5.59±0.16 and 1.95±0.09 on day of parturition and 59.69±1.22, 6.69±0.23, 4.89±0.07 and 2.08±0.14 at day 10 postpartum respectively, where as, the corresponding values in buffaloes with antepartum cervico-vaginal prolapse  were 53.66±1.39, 3.99±0.11, 2.88±0.08 and 2.7±0.1 on the day of prolapse; 52.15±1.03, 6.77±0.29, 4.72±0.12 and 2.12±0.08 on the day of parturition; 57.63±1.28, 5.40±0.22, 4.29±0.14 and 1.89±0.14 on day 10 postpartum. The blood glucose, calcium and phosphorus concentration was significantly lower (p< 0.05) in buffaloes with antepartum cervico -vaginal prolapse as compared to normal pregnant buffaloes whereas, on day 10 antepartum/ day of prolapse the serum magnesium concentration was significantly higher in buffaloes with antepartum prolapse as compared to normal pregnant buffaloes.


Buffalo Cervico- vaginal prolapse Metabolic profile Peri-parturient.


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