Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 6

Therapeutic Efficacy of Fresh Leaves of Cynodon dactlyon For Sole Affections in Goat

Akshay M Shinde, Ratnakar V Raulkar*, Milind G Thorat, Mahesh V Ingawale, Shivani S Tingase and Saurabh S Yeole

Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, MAFSU, Nagpur/PGIVAS, Akola, India

*Corresponding Author: Ratnakar V Raulkar, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, MAFSU, Nagpur/PGIVAS, Akola, India.

Received: April 25, 2022; Published: May 27, 2022


Therapeutic efficacy of fresh leaves of Cynodon dactylon on various sole affections was studied in goat. The research study was conducted on twenty sole affected goats presented at Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex and at different goat farms in and around Akola. Selected twenty goats were randomly divided into two equal groups viz. Group I (n = 10) was subjected to cleaning of hoof with 10% KMnO₄ solution and corrective hoof trimming. In group-II (n = 10) cleaning of hoof with 10% KMnO₄ solution, corrective hoof trimming and topical application of fine paste of C. dactylon fresh leaves was done. The overall prevalence of hoof affections was found to be 48%, with more than one hoof affected in most of the cases of lameness. Cleaning of hoof with 10 % KMnO₄ solution, corrective hoof trimming and topical application of fine paste of fresh leaves of C. dactylon was found effective for management of various hoof affections in goats as compared to cleaning of hoof with 10 % KMnO₄ solution and corrective hoof trimming.

Keywords: Cynodon Dactlyon; Leaves; Sole Affections; Goats


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Citation: Ratnakar V Raulkar., et al. “Therapeutic Efficacy of Fresh Leaves of Cynodon dactlyon For Sole Affections in Goat". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.6 (2022): 64-69.


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