Express® FB 3 VL 5 reproductive vaccine from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. shields calves from three major viral components — Lepto and Vibrio, plus prevents calves persistently infected (PI) with BVD. The vaccine provides early protection against IBR and BVD Type 2, and comes with a guarantee that covers the cost of a BVD-PI calf should one be born into the herd. The vaccine meets BQA low-dose guidelines, is administered in 2-ml SubQ doses and is available in 20- and 100-mL vials.
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Quali Tech's One Step® nutritional enhancement program is a high-quality nutritional premix that protects and supplements beef cattle without hormones and antibiotics. The nutritional program incorporates SQM® trace minerals at 100% inclusion rate, combining it with BOVI-C (vitamin C), BOCO (bypass choline with the USDA organic seal of approval) and Acid Buff (buffering agent). Each One Step pack is pre-measured for use at a rate of 0.2 lbs./head/day.
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Vaccine delivery options
Newport Labs offers four different formats for its Compass Pinpoint autogenous products: SnapLock, SoliDose, VetPac and BacPac.
The SnapLock system is a closed-delivery vaccination system designed for 120-mL liquid cartridges to eliminate contamination, leaks, product loss and vaccinations mix-ups. SoliDose is a dual-dose implant, lightweight gun with a fully automatic dose advance. VetPac, a closed-system delivery option, consists of a puncture-resistant sachet capable of holding 2,000 mL of product. The VetPac can be hung on the chute or carried in the BacPac (a lightweight neoprene backpack with adjustable shoulder straps).
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NAIS-approved ear tags
USDA has approved Tri-Merit's g.Tag™ electronic ear tag for use in the National Animal Identification System. Manufactured to be durable, reliable and readable, the tags complement the Tri-Merit system and are available in any quantity, individually packaged and sequentially ordered.
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