Swelled Head (Clostridium Novyi) 100ml
Formalinised aluminium hydroxide gel adsorbed toxoid of Clostridium novyi A for the immunisation of cattle and sheep against swelled head (Dikkop)
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE:
Infection in rams is usually by wound contamination following fighting and in all sheep through shearing wounds.
Infections in cattle show basically the same symptoms as Black quarter. Sheep and cattle vaccinated for the first time should receive two injections with an interval of 3-4 weeks and thereafter one injection annually. Sheep should be vaccinated yearly, 3-4 weeks before shearing. Vaccinate rams at the age of six months and thereafter annually just before the breeding season at which time fighting usually occurs.
Do not slaughter animals for human consumption within 7 days of vaccination. Vaccinate healthy animals only. Keep out of reach of children, uninformed persons and animals. This vaccine must not be injected intramuscularly. Although this product has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Use only as directed.
Sterilise syringes and needles by boiling in water for at least 15 minutes. Do not use disinfectants or methylated spirits for sterilising either syringes or needles. Use a separate sterile needle for each animal. Shake the bottle well before use. Avoid exposure to high temperatures and direct sunlight during inoculation.
Cattle: 5 ml subcutaneously
Sheep: 2 ml subcutaneously
EFFECTS OF THE VACCINE:
A small local swelling may occur at the site of injection but it soon disappears. Immunity is established approximately two weeks after the second inoculation and protection is maintained for 9-12 months but cannot be guaranteed in all animals.
Store the vaccine at a temperature of 4 ˚C to 8 ˚C, in a refrigerator. Do not use the vaccine after the expiry date printed on the bottle.
Available in bottles of 20 cattle or 50 sheep doses.