3. MANAGEMENT OF FETAL MUMMIFICATION IN A HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN COW- A CASE REPORT by PRAMOD KUMAR, SHIVENDRA KUMAR BHALOTHIA1, TAPENDRA KUMAR1, SATISH2, BHANU PRAKASH, 1 RAJENDRA MEHRA1 AND SASI G1
Keywords:Cattle, Fetus, Mummification, PGF2α.
AbstractA rare case of fetal mummification delivered per vaginally in a Holstein Friesian cow after inducing dilation of the birth canal is reported.
Azizunnesa, B.C., Sutradhar, B.C., Das, M.F., Hossain, and Faruk, M.O. 2010. A case study on the mummified foetus in a heifer. Univ. J. Zool. Rajshahi. Univ., 28: 61-63.
Barth, A.D. 1986. Induced abortion in cattle. In: Morrow D.A. Current Therapy in Theriogenology, 2nd eds., Philadelphia. WB Saunders. pp: 205–208.
Bhuyan, C., Sathapathy, S., Patra, R. and Sahu, S.K. 2016. Surgical management of crossbred cow having mummified fetus. I.J.S.N., 7(3): 690-693.
Daneshmand, S.S., Cheugn, C.Y. and Brace, R.A. 2003. Regulation of amniotic fluid volume by intramembranous absorption in sheep: role of passive permeability and vascular endothelial growth factor. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol., 188: 786–793.
Hendrawan, V.F., Sundari, T., Wulansari, D., Oktanella, Y., Pratiwi, H. and Firmawat, A. 2019. Managing fetal mummification in cows. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 7(11): 1006-1009.
Jana, D. and Ghosh, M. 2014. Foetal mummification owing to severe thermal burn in an indigenous cow. Explor. Anim. Med.Res., 4(1): 121-123.
Krishan, G. (2015). Successful management of mummified fetus in a heifer by prostaglandin therapy and episiotomy. Vet. Sci. Develop., 5: 5829.
Kumar, A. and Saxena, A. 2018. Clinical Management of Fetal Mummification in a Cow: A Case Report. Indian Vet. J., 95 (11): 81 – 82.
Kumar, R.P., Prasad, B.C., Bose, G.S.C., Prasad, V.D. and Sreenu, M. 2017. Diagnosis and Management of fetal Mummification in cow. Int. J. Sci. Env. Tech. 6: 3044 – 3048.
Kumaresan, A., Subhash C., Suresh, S., Mohanty, T.K., Prasad, S., Layek, S.S., Behera, K. 2013. Effect of estradiol and cloprostenol combination therapy on expulsion of mummified fetus and subsequent fertility in four crossbred cows. Vet. Res. Forum., 4 (2): 85 – 89.
Lefebvre, R.C. 2015. Fetal mummifi cation in the major domestic species: current perspectives on causes and management. Vet Med. Res. and Reports, (6): 233–244.
Manokaran, S., Selvaraju, M., Palanisamy, M., Kumar, S.K. and Napolean, E.R. 2014. Fetal mummification in a Jersey crossbred cow with twin pregnancy: A case report. Shanlax Int. J. Vet. Sci., 2(1): 37-39.
Noakes, D.E., England. G.C.W. and Parkinson. T.J. 2009. Veterinary Reproduction and obstetrics, 9th ed., W.B. Saunders Company Limited, London.143p.
Rejean, C.L., Emilie, S.H., Isabelle, M., Gabriel, B.C., David, F. and Babkin, M. 2009. Retrospective case study of fetal mummification in cows that did not respond to prostaglandin F2? treatment. Can Vet J., 50(1): 71-76.
Roberts, S.J. (1986). Veterinary Obstetrics and Gen¬ital Diseases. Theriogenology. (3rd Edn). CBS Publishers and Distributors, Delhi, India.
Yilmaz O, Celik, H.A., Yazici, E. and Ucar M. 2011. Twin mummified fetuses in a Holstein Friesian cow: a case report. Veterinarni Medicina, 56(11): 573–576
How to Cite
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Authors retain all their rights to the published works, such as (but not limited to) the following rights;
- Copyright and other proprietary rights relating to the article, such as patent rights,
- The right to use the substance of the article in own future works, including lectures and books,
- The right to reproduce the article for own purposes,
- The right to self-archive the article
- The right to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the article's published version (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal (LSL).