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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:6, June, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(6): 896-898

Dystocia Due to Dicephalus Monster in a Cross Bred Jersey Cow and its Surgical Intervention: A Case Study
Biju Borah1*, Kongkon Jyoti Dutta2, Girin Hazarika2, Syed Abdul Arif2, Lakshya Jyoti Kakati2 and Deepjyoti Deka2
1Department of Extension education, LCVSc, AAU, Lakhimpur, Assam, India
2C.V.Sc. Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Assam-781022, India
*Corresponding author

The present case reports a rare case of dystocia in a Cross bred Jersey cow due to double-headed foetus (dicephalic monster). The cattle was relieved by performing emergency caesarean section (left para-median laparohysterotomy). Based on the appearance, the retrieved calf was confirmed as dicephalus foetal monster. With good post operative care and management, the animal recovered uneventfully.

Keywords: Cross bred, Dicephalus, Dystocia, Jersey, Monster foetus

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Biju Borah, Kongkon Jyoti Dutta, Girin Hazarika, Syed Abdul Arif, Lakshya Jyoti Kakati and Deepjyoti Deka. 2019. Dystocia Due to Dicephalus Monster in a Cross Bred Jersey Cow and its Surgical Intervention: A Case Study.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(6): 896-898. doi:
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