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Table 2 Clinical signs in cows diagnosed with metritis

From: Evaluation of oxidant/antioxidant status, metabolic profile and milk production in cows with metritis

Cow ID DIMa Rectal temperature (°C) Character of discharge Discharge color Discharge odor Calving difficultyb Note
230,388 7 39.4 purulent brownish yes 2  
205,602 14 39.4 muco-purulent milky grey yes 1  
359,985 7 39.2 muco-purulent containing flecks yellowish yes, mild 1 stillbirth (6 days prior to expected calving)
256,949 11 39.0 purulent milky grey yes 3 + retained placentac
217,991 10 38.4 muco-purulent milky grey yes, mild 1  
217,982 11 39.0 muco-purulent milky grey, sanguineous yes 1  
230,390 6 39.3 watery, large amount brown yes 3  
205,626 5 39.3 purulent Brown yes 2 + retained placentac
217,973 5 39.2 purulent Brown yes 1 + retained placentac
226,235 6 38.9 watery Brown yes 1  
243,791 11 38.9 muco-purulent milky grey, sanguineous yes 1  
256,982 9 39.2 muco-purulent milky grey, sanguineous yes 1  
257,007 8 38.7 watery brown, sanguineous yes 1  
230,446 1 39.6 muco-purulent brown, sanguineous yes 1  
238,907 15 38.4 muco-purulent/ watery milky grey, sanguineous yes 1  
257,050 9 39.0 purulent brown, sanguineous yes 2  
196,466 7 39.6 muco- purulent yellow- brown yes 1  
256,948 8 39.0 purulent milky grey, sanguineous yes, mild 3  
243,779 12 39.6 purulent milky grey yes, mild 1  
256,971 4 39.6 muco-purulent, flocks milky grey, sanguineous yes, mild 1  
195,934 12 39.0 muco-purulent, flocks milky grey, sanguineous yes, mild 1  
  1. aDays in milk; bCalving difficulty: 1 – spontaneous parturition, no assistance; 2 – assistance by one person without the use of mechanical traction; 3 – assistance by 2 or more people/veterinarian/assistance with mechanical traction; cnon-expelled placenta more than 24 h after delivery