Successful per vaginal delivery of a late gestational mummified fetus in a crossbred cow

Authors

  • Farooz Ahmad Lone Division of Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, India. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1728-6810
  • Gh Rasool Bhat Division of Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, India. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2562-9350
  • Jalal-U-Din Parrah Division of Veterinary Clinical Complex, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, India.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31893/avr.2022004

Keywords:

cow, fetus, mummification, per vaginum delivery

Abstract

Management of dry mummified late gestational fetus with ample lubrication and mild traction in a crossbred cow is reported. Artificial Insemination (AI) was carried out one year back. Heat signs disappeared after insemination, but based on history and physical, per rectal and per vaginal observations this case records a rare condition of spontaneous abortion in cattle carrying a mummified fetus. Dry mummified mass was lubricated and removed by applying traction with the help of a calf snare. Dam showed an uneventful recovery.

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Per vaginum delivery of a dry mummified fetus stuck in the cervix in spontaneous calving.

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PUBLISHED: 22-02-2022

How to Cite

Lone, F. A., Bhat, G. R., & Parrah, J.-U.-D. (2022). Successful per vaginal delivery of a late gestational mummified fetus in a crossbred cow. Applied Veterinary Research, 1(1), e2022004. https://doi.org/10.31893/avr.2022004

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