Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 56 issue 10 (october 2022) : 1283-1286

​Comparative Studies on Therapeutic Efficacy Intrauterine Turmeric Extract and Ceftiofur Sodium Alone and in Combination with Micronutrients Supplementation in Postpartum Metritic Crossbred Cows

Rajender Kumar, Sant Prasad Nema, Sobaran Sing Mahour, Ashok Kumar Patil, Madhu Shivhare, Vinita
1Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Sciene and Animal Husbandry, Mhow-453 441, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Cite article:- Kumar Rajender, Nema Prasad Sant, Mahour Sing Sobaran, Patil Kumar Ashok, Shivhare Madhu, Vinita (2022). ​Comparative Studies on Therapeutic Efficacy Intrauterine Turmeric Extract and Ceftiofur Sodium Alone and in Combination with Micronutrients Supplementation in Postpartum Metritic Crossbred Cows. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 56(10): 1283-1286. doi: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4486.
Background: The postpartum period is crucial in dairy cows and is marked by major physiological and metabolic changes that affect milk production, immune response and fertility. Nutrition remains the most important lever for limiting the negative energy balance and its consequences on general health status in highly selected dairy cows. Therefore, the present study is design to investigate the Therapeutic efficacy intrauterine turmeric extract and ceftiofur sodium alone and in combination with micronutrients supplementation in postpartum metritic crossbred cows.
Methods: The present study was conducted on 24 crossbred cows with history of postpartum metritis randomly divided into four treatment groups: intrauterine turmeric extract (group I), intramuscular ceftiofur sodium (group II), intrauterine turmeric extract + micronutrient supplementation (group III) and intramuscular ceftiofur sodium + micronutrient supplementation (group IV). 
Result: The mean time interval required for resumption of cyclicity was highest in gp II followed by gp I, gp III and gp IV. The group turmeric extract + micronutrients supplementation and ceftiofur sodium + micronutrients supplementation group registered a considerable higher conception rate (66.66) followed by (50%) in turmeric extract and ceftiofur sodium group.

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