EFFECT OF LOCAL ANAESTHETICS AND NON-STEROIDAL ANALGESICS ON MAINTENACE BEHAVIOUR OF HOT- IRON DISBUDDED BEETAL KIDS UNDER STALL- FED CONDITIONS

Article Id: ARCC166 | Page : 407-411
Citation :- EFFECT OF LOCAL ANAESTHETICS AND NON-STEROIDAL ANALGESICS ON MAINTENACE BEHAVIOUR OF HOT- IRON DISBUDDED BEETAL KIDS UNDER STALL- FED CONDITIONS.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2013.(47):407-411
Chandrahas*, A.L. Saini, D.S. Malik, and J. Mohindroo drchandrahas2003@gmail.com
Address : College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Vety. and Animal Sci. Univ, Ludhiana-141 004, India

Abstract

The  present study was conducted on 14 -15 days old, 24 Beetal kids of equal weight and parity, randomly divided into four groups (6 in each group, 3 male & 3 female) i.e. D0 (Control, no medication), DL (Lignocaine (2%) @ 1 ml/bud, as cornual nerve block), DM (Meloxicam @ 0.25 mg/kg body weight, I/M) and DL+M (Lignocaine + Meloxicam at above dose and route). Different behavioral parameters, during and 1st, 3rd, 6th, 12th and 24th hours of disbudding by hot iron cauterization, were recorded for 30 minutes by point sampling method. The proportion of vocalization and the leg shaking behaviour were significantly (Pre is necessity for further investigations into strategies that reduces the impact on welfare during and after disbudding in goat kids.

Keywords

Beetal Behaviour Cornual Disbudding Lignocain Maintenance. Meloxicam.

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