Relief for ‘Mangalassery Neelakandan’ as vet experts comes to rescue
Oachira (Kollam): An team of veterinary experts came to treat the cancer affected bull Mangalassery Neelakandan owned by Oachira Moothethil Mahadevar temple. Doctors of the Tele Veterinary Unit in the District Veterinary Centre brought mobile laboratory and hi-tech facilities for treating the bull that has been affected with cancer.
A cyst formed in the jawline of the bull one year ago started bulging gradually and even blocked its vision. Though it was given treatment at Oachira veterinary hospital, no improvement could be seen. Finally, Tele Veterinary Unit came to the rescue on request of Devaswom president B. Babukuttan.
The fluid from the cyst and blood of the bull was collected for examination. Samples are also sent to Mannuthy Veterinary college. Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. K. K. Thomas said that the surgeries will be performed as soon as the test results are received.