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This essay has discussed on Placenta retention in cows after birth, it highlights the major dangers of this retainment and the causes that leads to this problem. In addition it looks at the most effective management activities that can be implied in dealing with the situation whereby it has given case study.
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|wordcount || ||2354 (cca 6.5 pages)
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Table of contents
1.0 INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 RETAINED PLACENTA-ALL CATTLE 2
1.2 CAUSES OF RETAINED PLACENTA 4
1.3 PATHOGENESIS 6
1.4 MANUAL REMOVAL 7
1.5 HORMONAL THERAPY 7
1.6 ANTI-INFECTIVE THERAPY 7
1.7 PREVENTION 8
CASE HISTORY 8
MANUAL REMOVAL 9
Preview of the essay: RETAINED PLACENTA
Placenta (After birth) refers to the membranes through which essential materials are transferred from and to the cow Together with blood vessels are connected to the uterine blood vessels of the cow or heifer. The cotyledons of the placenta “hook up” to the caruncles of the uterus. The placenta normally is expelled within 12 hours post partum. If no expulsion within 24 hours posts partum, it is defined as a retained placenta . The retained placenta “hangs” out of the vulva, slides back and forth through the external opening of the vulva and vagina sucking materials ...
... removed when they are ready to be detached at least 48 hours after birth otherwise forceful removal would result in injuries. of the endometrium. All intra uterine manipulations should follow the principle of asepsis The perineum must be cleaned with an antiseptic. If the animal defecates the perineum must be washed again. In this case the placenta had matured. Because of the slight temperature rise and inappetance antibiotic cover and multivitamin were indicated .Deposition of the intrauterine pessaries treats the metritis.
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