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Vibrovax®

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  • Vibrovax® vaccine is used for the prevention of infertility and abortion in cattle caused by Vibriosis. After a comprehensive Vibrovax® vaccination program, the effects of vibriosis will be minimised. However, a continuing vaccination program for bulls and heifers is highly recommended.

  • For the prevention of Bovine Venereal Campylobacteriosis (Vibriosis). It is suitable for use in both beef and dairy cattle.

  • Vibrovax® vaccine has several unique benefits.

    • Heifers can be vaccinated after 18 months of age with a single 5mL dose
      (2 doses are required if the program begins before this time).
    • An annual dose of 2mL or the convenience of a 5mL dose every two years will provide ongoing immunity against vibriosis.
  • Pack Size

    2mL Adult Cow Booster

    5mL (young cattle and bulls)

    50mL

    25 doses

    10 doses

    250mL

    125 doses

    50 doses

    500mL

    250 doses

    100 doses

    • The vaccine should be injected subcutaneously. Veterinary advice should be sought before commencing a vaccination program
    • The most comprehensive program involves the vaccination of all breeding animals including bulls, cows and heifers.
    • Bulls
      • Initially, all bulls should be given two 5mL doses 4-6 weeks apart. Vaccination should be timed so that the second dose is given about six weeks before joining.
      • After this initial vaccination program, an annual dose of 5mL each year will ensure they remain protected. Regular vaccination of bulls before joining is an important means of controlling the disease.
    • Heifers (younger than 18 months)
      • Initially heifers should be given two 5mL doses 4-6 weeks apart. Vaccination should be timed so that the second dose is given about six weeks before joining.
    • Cows (older than 18 months)
      • Initially, cows should be given a 5mL dose. After this initial dose an annual dose of 2mL, or a single dose of 5mL every two years will ensure they remain protected. The vaccine should be given 4-6 weeks before joining.
    • Other control measures such as segregation of infected cattle, use of young clean bulls and culling of barren cows should also be practised.
    • Site Reactions. Vibrovax® vaccine is an oily adjuvant vaccine so there may be some swelling at the site of vaccination, but this will gradually disappear.
    • Store at 2°C to 8°C (Refrigerate. Do Not Freeze)
    • It is important that the vaccine is kept properly mixed before and during use.
    • Sterilise all injection equipment by boiling in water for 10 minutes before use. Avoid use of strong disinfectants.
    • 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.
    • Keep needles sharp and clean. Replace frequently.
    • Use the shortest possible needle, not exceeding 15mm in length.
    • As far as possible avoid injection of the animals during wet weather or under dusty conditions.
    • This product must be injected only under the skin. (subcutaneously).
    • Inject high on the neck behind the ear, i.e. under the skin on the side of the neck (just behind and below the base of the ear). Do not inject at any other site.

    Schedule:
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