Evaluation of various therapeutic regimens for the treatment of calf diarrhoea

Evaluation of various therapeutic regimens for the treatment of calf diarrhoea

Title: Evaluation of various therapeutic regimens for the treatment of calf diarrhoea

Authors: SK Sharma, Monika Joshi and RK Tanwar

Source: Ruminant Science (2017)-6(2):383-388.

Cite this reference as: Sharma SK, Joshi Monika and Tanwar RK (2017). Evaluation of various therapeutic regimens for the treatment of calf diarrhoea. Ruminant Science 6(2):383-388.

Abstract

Different therapeutic regimens were evaluated for treatment of calf diarrhoea. It was based on improvement in the clinical profile and haemato-biochemical parameters. Ofloxacin was effective as an antibiotic in treatment of bacterial calf diarrhoea. There was variation in different groups as far as faster recovery was concern. Best therapeutic response was evoked with the use of ofloxacin, parenteral fluid (Ringer’s lactate) with sodium carbonate and shisham leaves powder. Supportive therapy in the form of parenteral fluid (Ringer’s lactate) and shisham leaves powder was responsible for better therapeutic response than other groups.

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