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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 787-793
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.090


Postpartum Dysgalactia Syndrome in Swine-An Update
B.Balamurugan1* and R. Selvarani2
1Department of Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics, BHU-Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha,Mirzapur, (U.P), India
2College of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Centre,  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Postpartum dysgalactia syndrome is a disease of sows with multiple etiologies. Generally this disease occurs within 12 to 24 hrs post farrowing. This syndrome is caused by many of factors, the most important of which, are improper management, sanitation and infection. Variety of infectious organisms like E. coli, Streptococci sp, Staphylococci sp, Klebsiella sp, Mycoplasma sp are responsible for this condition. Lacks of exercise, endocrine factor and toxic factors are other contributing factors. The incidence is vary from 27 to 32.7%. Around 20- 25% loss of piglets at pre-weaning stage. The affected sow showing the clinical signs of swollen, firm, discolored mammary glands, painful to touch and foul smelling vaginal discharge. The principle of the treatment includes uses of broad antibiotics to control the bacterial infections, anti-inflammatory drugs to control the inflammation and use the drugs to stimulate or to secrete the milk.


Keywords: Sow, Postpartum dysgalactia syndrome and piglet
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Balamurugan, B. and Selvarani, R. 2020. Postpartum Dysgalactia Syndrome in Swine-An Update.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 787-793. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.090