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Rare fetal monster in Holstein crossbred cow

A. Sharma1,*, P. Kumar1, M. Singh1, N.K. Vasishta1 and R. Jaswal2

1Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Palampur- 176062 (H.P.), India

2Veterinary Gynaecologist, Veterinary Polyclinics, Mandi (H.P.), India

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Abstract

This report describes a rare case of conjoined female twin monster (Monocephalus Thoracopagus Tetrabrachius Tetrapus Dicaudatus) in a Holstein Friesian pluriparous crossbred cow.

Key words: Cow, Fetus, Holstein Friesian, Monster, Twins.

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Cite this paper:

Sharma, A., Kumar, P., Singh, M., Vasishta, N.K. and Jaswal, R. 2013. Rare fetal monster in Holstein crossbred cow. Open Vet. J. 3(1), 8-10.