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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(9): 2936- 2942
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.809.337


Incidence and Etiology of Recumbent Cows in Veterinary College Hospital at Namakkal Tamilnadu during the period 2015 to 2019
S. Sivaraman*, G. Vijayakumar, G. A. Balasubramaniam, S. Dharmaseelan and P. Selvaraj
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Veterinary College and Institute, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Tamil Nadu 637 002, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Recumbent cow syndrome refers to cows that become recumbent and fail to rise. Five hundred and fifty six cows presented in recumbency to veterinary hospital, Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu during the period June 2015 to May 2019 were analyzed for incidence and aetiologies.  Jersey cross bred cattle and cow in the 4 -5 years age group had highest incidence of recumbent cow syndrome. The various etiologies observed included metabolic disorders (n=186; 33.45 per cent), abdominal dysfunction (n= 132; 23.74 per cent), infectious causes (n= 42; 7.55 per cent), intoxication (n= 17; 3.06 per cent) and musculoskeletal disorders (n= 179; 32.19 per cent).


Keywords: Recumbent cows, incidence, Etiology, Namakkal
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Sivaraman, S., G. Vijayakumar, G. A. Balasubramaniam, S. Dharmaseelan and Selvaraj, P. 2019. Incidence and Etiology of Recumbent Cows in Veterinary College Hospital at Namakkal Tamilnadu during the period 2015 to 2019.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(9): 2936- 2942. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.809.337