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Retrieval of Metallic Needle from Neck in a Kangayam Cattle

P.A.Ammu, R.Ravi, B. Sudhakara Reddy, K Mohanambal and G.Vijayakumar

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Veterinary College and Research Institute, TANUVAS, Namakkal - 637 002, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal July, 2019 : 96 (7) - pages 65 to 66
(Received: December, 2018, Accepted: February, 2019)


A Kangayam cattle was presented with history of anorexia for two days. On clinical examination pointed end of foreign body was palpable at right lateral aspect of neck. Linear metallic foreign body was removed manually. The cattle was administered with streptopencillin and unixin meglumine for three days and the animal had uneventful recovery.

Key Words: Kangayam cattle; anorexia; neck; metallic foreign body

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