Efficacy of antioxidant in the therapy of subclinical mastitis in buffaloes

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Salikineedi Rupa Kala Nalluri Lakshmi Rani Velamala Vaikunta Rao Kothapalli Venkata Subramanyam

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This study was conducted to assess the therapeutic efficiency of antioxidant in subclinical mastitis. Therapeutic trials were conducted in twelve buffaloes affected with subclinical mastitis and were randomly divided into two groups. The buffaloes of Group 1 were treated with intramuscular injection of Inj. Mofoi 5 mg/kg body weight, while Group 2 buffaloes were treated with intramuscular administration of Inj. Mofoi 5 mg/kg body weight along with antioxidant powder orally. The therapeutic efficacy was assessed based on bacteriological cure and the pre and post therapeutic values of somatic cell count, electrical resistance, pH and milk yield. The use of antioxidant along with Moxifloxacin was found to be superior than antibiotic alone by improving udder's natural defence mechanism, early restoration of milk yield and quick recovery.

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KALA, Salikineedi Rupa et al. Efficacy of antioxidant in the therapy of subclinical mastitis in buffaloes. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 41, n. 1, p. 13-18, mar. 2022. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <https://kuojs.lib.ku.ac.th/index.php/BufBu/article/view/2661>. Date accessed: 28 may 2022.
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