Milk flow disorder in a goat: A case report

Veterinary Science & Technology

ISSN: 2157-7579

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Milk flow disorder in a goat: A case report

2nd International Conference on Animal & Dairy Sciences

September 15-17, 2014 Hyderabad International Convention Centre, India

M Venkatesan, D Sumathi, B Gowri, S Subapriya, M Chandrasekar and K Vijayarani

Posters: J Veterinar Sci Technolo

Abstract :

Three and half year?s old goat was presented with the history of swelling of left quarter teat for last six months and kidded one month back. Clinical examination of the udder and teat revealed an enlarged quarter with a diameter of 32 cm and 27 cm length of teat with no milk flow. Ultrasonography of udder and teat was done using 12.5 MHz revealed a normal udder tissue and milk stone in teat canal. Haemotological evaluation showed all the parameters were within normal rage except for the shift to left neutrophillia. Obstruction was relieved by using teat spiral and about 1.5 litres offensive odor thick pus milk was stripped out. Bacteriological evaluation showed growth in specific medias. On ABST, organisms were found to be sensitive to cephotaxime, amikacin, gentamycin; Intermediate for amoxicillin and azithromycin and tetracycline resistant to enrofloxacin. Animal showed clinical improvement and the case will be discussed. Keywords: Goat, milk flow disorder, mastitis.

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