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Vol. 8, Issue 5, Part B (2023)

A case report of unusual dystocia relief: Triplets in a single birth with breech presentation in a Holstein Friesian crossbreed cattle

Author(s): Ajay Eswarr M, Arun Prasath R, Aruneshwaran EL and Thamaraiselvi M
Abstract:
A Holstein Friesian crossbreed cow, in its third parity and at an advanced stage of pregnancy came to attention with the history of restlessness and persistent straining after successful delivery of a live female calf. Upon vaginal examination, it was found that a live fetus was presenting in the posterior position with a Dorso sacral position and bilateral hip flexion (Breech presentation). A live female fetus was successfully delivered with manual correction. Surprisingly, yet another fetus also found on another vaginal examination presenting in the breech presentation. Subsequently, the third live female fetus was delivered. Placenta was shed normally. All three calf were able to suckle and in good health condition. Examination of the fetuses were suggestive of monozygotic twins. The dam recovered uneventfully.
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International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
How to cite this article:
Ajay Eswarr M, Arun Prasath R, Aruneshwaran EL, Thamaraiselvi M. A case report of unusual dystocia relief: Triplets in a single birth with breech presentation in a Holstein Friesian crossbreed cattle. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2023;8(5):118-120. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/veterinary.2023.v8.i5b.704
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