Open Veterinary Journal

Open Veterinary Journal

Peer-Reviewed Journal 
ISSN 2218-6050 (Online), ISSN 2226-4485 (Print) 


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



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.


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.