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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(1): 99-101
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.801.012


A Two-Headed Calf – Case Report
Kranti Sharma1, Mukesh Sharma2, O.P. Dinani1* and Vandana Bhagat1
1Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu University, Durg-491001, India
2Godary Abis dairy farm, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A two-headed calf was born which a rare congenital condition is characterized by abnormal development of the body due to a genetic anomaly. It occurs in rare cases. More than 35 million calves born each year in the world out of which one or two calves born with this kind of deformity. The case location was Rajnandgaon district Chhattisgarh state in Godary Abis dairy farm. The possible causes for this abnormality may be the genetic malformation, level of nutrition, excess or shortages of certain nutrients, toxic plants or other toxic substances, infectious diseases, and extremes in temperature during pregnancy. The born two-headed calf died within 5 hours after his birth.


Keywords: Congenital, Calves, Deformity, Two-headed calf
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Kranti Sharma, Mukesh Sharma, O.P. Dinani and Vandana Bhagat. 2019. A Two-Headed Calf – Case Report.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(1): 99-101. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.801.012