Treatment of retention of fetal membranes in ruminants with pyrogenium 200
Author(s): Bala Krishna Rao Dabbir, Sreekumar Sankaran and Sreekala Vijayalaksmi
One of the most common postpartum disorders encountered in cows is retention of foetal membranes. The foetal membranes should be retained, if it is not expelled during the first 8 hrs after parturition. Retained foetal membranes in livestock have adverse effects on fertility and production. Diverse therapeutics has been employed for treatment of retention of foetal membranes. Manual removal, administration of intra-uterine and/or systemic antibiotics, injection of oxytocin, PGF2α and β2-receptor blockers. Manual removal of the retained membranes is no longer recommended and is potentially harmful. The methods tried were costly, required long duration and services of veterinarians and para veterinarians are and demonstrated that the methods were ineffective. An attempt is made to try homeopathic remedy Pyrogenium 200C in 143 animals and found very effective, economical remedy and the administration of the remedy does not call for the assistance of technical persons.
Bala Krishna Rao Dabbir, Sreekumar Sankaran, Sreekala Vijayalaksmi. Treatment of retention of fetal membranes in ruminants with pyrogenium 200. Int J Hom Sci 2021;5(4):372-374. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2021.v5.i4f.497