Ultravac® Scourshield® Vaccine

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  • Ultravac Scourshield is for the vaccination of cows as an aid in the prevention of calf scours caused by bovine rotavirus and E.coli and for control of calf scours caused by bovine coronavirus.

  • Ultravac Scourshield vaccine may be used for the vaccination of healthy, pregnant cows and heifers as an aid in preventing diarrhoea in their calves caused by bovine rotavirus (serotypes G6 and G10) and enterotoxigenic strains of E.coli having the K99 pilli adherence factor, and for the control of diarrhoea in their calves caused by bovine corona virus.

  • The newest, and most practical vaccine for the prevention of calf scours in Australia conditions.

    Ultravac Scourshield offers a flexible dosing interval allowing easy management of cows pre calving, via a window of 2-6 weeks prior to calving for the 2nd dose, with the first dose given anywhere between 3 and 9 weeks prior to the second dose. The annual booster can also be given between 2 and 6 weeks prior to calving. This allows for simple management of calf scours in your herd.

    Ultravac Scourshield joins other important dry off tools such as Teatseal, Dry cow and Ultravac 7 in1 in setting up your cows for best success.

  • 100 mL pack – 2mL dose – 50 doses

  • Shake well before use and keep thoroughly mixed during use
    The dose on all occasions is 2 mL injected intramuscularly
    Before vaccine is injected, the proposed site of inoculation on the animals skin may be cleaned by swabbing with cotton-wool soaked in an antiseptic solution, such as methylated spirits.

      1st dose 2nd dose Booster
    Previously unvaccinated cattle 3-9 weeks prior to second dose 2-6 weeks prior to calving  
    Previously vaccinated cattle (within 12mths)     2-6 weeks prior to calving
    • Store between 2-8 °C (Refrigerate. Do not freeze) Protect from light
    • Store unused materials upright at 2-8 °C (refrigerated)
    • This product can be stored and used for up to 63 days (9 weeks) after first opening
    • ESI not applicable
    • Nil withholding periods
    1. Sterilise all injection equipment by boiling in water for 10 minutes (or equivalent) before use. Avoid use of strong disinfectants on apparatus.
    2. Maintain cleanliness at all times during vaccination. Great care must be taken to avoid contamination of the vaccine, needle and internal parts of the syringe by contact with unsterile surfaces or unwashed hands.
    3. Keep needles sharp and clean. Replace frequently.
    4. Use needles of appropriate gauge and length.
    5. As far as possible avoid injection of the animals during wet weather or under dusty conditions.
    6. This product must be injected only into muscle tissue.
    7. If possible inject into muscle tissue on side of neck.
  • Nil. Available only from your local veterinary.

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