Pregnancy Toxaemia in Goat: a Case Report

Authors

  • R Bastakoti Madi Veterinary Hospital, Madi, Chitwan, Nepal
  • A Pandey Madi Secondary School, Madi, Chitwan, Nepal
  • A Budhathoki Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Services Expert Centre, Bharatpur, Chitwan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/nvj.v38i1.55870

Keywords:

Corticosteroids, Glucose replacement, Khari

Abstract

A four years old Khari goat was brought to Madi Veterinary Hospital with the history of parturition 3 days ago with triplet’s kid, in- appetence and weakness. Vitals signs were within normal physiological range. Laboratory diagnosis revealed low glucose level (27 mg/dl) and was diagnosed as pregnancy toxemia on the basis of clinical and laboratory findings. Calcium-borogluconate, corticosteroid, B-complex and jiggery were given as glucose replacement, glucose precursor, metabolic supporter and source of glucose respectively. Goat became responsive with after two days of treatment.

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Published

2023-06-17

How to Cite

Bastakoti, R., Pandey, A., & Budhathoki, A. (2023). Pregnancy Toxaemia in Goat: a Case Report. Nepalese Veterinary Journal, 38(1), 230–234. https://doi.org/10.3126/nvj.v38i1.55870

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Research Articles