Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

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Res. J. Vet. Pract. 4(3): 49-50
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Mohanambal* Kaliyannan, Enbavelan Angappan, Ramkumar Premkumar, Ramprabhu R

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Tirunelveli.

Abstract | An eight month old goose weighing 4.6 kilo grams was presented with the history of frequent falling down, rolling in the ground and star gazing since two weeks to Medicine section of Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, Tirunelveli. Based on the clinical symptoms and history from the owner the condition was diagnosed as polioencephalomalacia due to thiamine deficiency. The goose was treated with injection thiamine (Tribivet) at 32 mg / kg body weight intramuscularly for five days and advised to continue the oral medication of thiamine (syrup. Multistar pet) next for 10 days. On 16th day the bird was recovered uneventfully.

Keywords | Star gazing, Thiamine, Tribivet, Multistar pet, Recovery