Treatment of Postpartum Metritis in Dairy Cattle

Authors

  • Audaisabah Asker1 , Ammar Rahem Mansoor2 , A.A. Omar3 , A.F. Majeed4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2563

Keywords:

Postpartum metritis, dairy cows, PGF2α lugol’s Iodine, lotagen

Abstract

After delivery uterine function usually exposed by bacterial contamination of the uterine lumen. This study
was conducted on 21 cows of Holstein-Friesian breed, aged between 4-6 years, with parity of 2-4 times
suffered from postpartum metritis. The disease diagnosed according to the clinical symptoms and vaginal
examination. Animals divided into 3 equal groups. 1st group treated with PGF2? 20 mg/im., 2nd group treated
with 2% lugol’s Iodine Intra Uterine, while the 3rd group treated with lotagen 2% I.U. The results showed
that the treatment with PGF2? give high efficacy rate 100% (7/7) than that with lugol’s Iodine 57% (4/7) and
with lotagen 71% (5/7). There was a significant difference (P?0.05) in treatment with PGF2? as compared
with other treatments, it was concluded from this study that PGF2? give the best results in postpartum
metritis treatment.

Author Biography

Audaisabah Asker1 , Ammar Rahem Mansoor2 , A.A. Omar3 , A.F. Majeed4

1
Assist. Prof., 2Lect., Animal Production, College of Agriculture, University of Anbar, Anbar, Iraq,
3Assist. Prof., 4Prof., College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Fallujah Anbar, Iraq

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Audaisabah Asker1 , Ammar Rahem Mansoor2 , A.A. Omar3 , A.F. Majeed4. (2021). Treatment of Postpartum Metritis in Dairy Cattle. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 1686-1688. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2563

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