Excede Sterile Suspension from Pfizer Animal Health controls bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in cattle at high risk for developing the disease. It's also a treatment for cattle showing clinical BRD signs. Excede provides seven days of therapeutic blood levels with a single injection, has no pre-slaughter withdrawal and doesn't suppress feed intake in feedlot cattle. Administered by subcutaneous injection in the ear, Excede helps promote better beef quality.
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3-way BVD protection
Novartis Animal Health introduces Vira Shield 6, a 3-way BVD vaccine. Containing noncytopathic (NCP) Type 1, NCP Type 2, and cytopathic Type 1, Vira Shield 6 offers broad-spectrum protection and is the first vaccine to contain three BVD antigens. It protects against IBR, PI3 and BRSV, and is safe to use on any cow, bull or calf at any production stage. Administer to calves at pre-weaning and weaning to prepare them for the stress of weaning and feedlot entry.
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Mid-size chassis, ST30x Hydro and ST32 Hydro have been added to the AGCO line of compact tractors. The tractors offer hydrostatic power steering, cast-iron drive train and vibration-isolated operator platforms. Independent rear- and mid-mount PTO, as well as dependable high-flow hydraulics, make them ideal for all AGCO attachments. The ST30x Hydro's 3-cylinder diesel engine features 28.4hp at 2,500 rpm, while the ST32 Hydro engine has 33hp at 2,600 rpm.
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Killed BVD vaccine
CattleMaster Gold from Pfizer Animal Health is the first killed bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) vaccine that provides respiratory and fetal protection. It's safe for use in any cow or calf, and females with unknown vaccine history or pregnancy status. The vaccine protects against persistently infected calves, Types 1 and 2 BVD, abortions caused by IBR virus, and PI3 and BRSV. CattleMaster GOLD also helps prevent birth of PI calves.
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Rotary disk mower
Vermeer reintroduces side-pull rotary disk mowers. The TM7 and TM8 DiscPro® trailed mowers are 9-ft., 2-in. and 10-ft., 6-in. wide, respectively, and easily hook up to minimum 55 and 60 drawbar horsepower tractors. Both are equipped with a rubber torsion suspension system, hydraulic swing cylinder, doublewide skid shoes and a tri-shaft drive. The low-profile cutterbar has adjustable cutting angles of 0-8 degrees.
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Pivotal Fencing Systems introduces its Pivotal Post ATV Gate, a patented post and gate system that allows ATV four-wheelers to drive over it. The ATV gate kit can be installed in existing gates as narrow as 20 ft., or in larger fence openings to allow room for a larger vehicle. The ATV Gate can be used as a permanent or temporary gate.
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Trailer hitch locator
White Company's Magnetic Hitch Locator makes lining up a trailer hitch and hitch ball easy. Useable with rear- or side-view mirror, the locator consists of a set of reflector globes attached to masts that extend up to 60 in. The masts attach to the bumper and hitch by strong magnets and the globes extend above or outside the vehicle bed, allowing the driver to see the two globes touch, meaning the hitch ball and trailer are aligned.
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Hay saving feeder
Heavy-duty round bale feeders with skids, from Pequea Machine Corp., are available to replace old bale rings. Bale rings can waste large amounts of hay due to feeder design. The Model 500 bale feeder is designed with an inside frame to cradle the bale above the pan. The design allows cattle to pull from the bale with less hay dropping on the ground. Four drainage holes at the bottom keep hay from soaking up moisture.
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SPI Industries' 354NG Energy Free Waterer is made of molded polyethylene, and features a larger drain plug, patented door closure system and quick-release D-clips. Closed doors prevent bird contamination and protect against mosquito breeding. Built-in overflow meets non-siphoning requirements.
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