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Websters 5 in 1 B12 Vaccine for Cattle and Sheep: Quick Reference Guide

Species: Cattle, Sheep

Ranges: Vaccines/Immunology

Websters 5 in 1 Vaccine with Vitamin B12

PRODUCT STATEMENT

For the prevention of pulpy kidney (enterotoxaemia) caused by CI. perfringens type D, tetanus caused by CI. tetani, black disease caused by Cl. novyi type B, malignant oedema caused by Cl. septicum and blackleg caused by Cl. Chauvoei. Also contains a Vitamin B12 supplement.

COMPOSITION

  • Toxoid and cell concentrates prepared from formalin killed:
    • Clostridium novyi type B
    • Clostridium chauvoei
    • Clostridium tetani
    • Clostridium perfringens type D
    • Clostridium septicum
  • Vitamin B12 1mg/mL

WHAT IS WEBSTERS 5 IN 1 VACCINE WITH VITAMIN B12?

  • Prevents five clostridial diseases (pulpy kidney, tetanus, black disease, malignant oedema and blackleg)
  • Contains a Vitamin B12 supplement
  • Suitable for use in sheep and cattle

DOSAGE

Cattle:

  • 4mL dose subcutaneous injection (high on the neck behind the ear)
  • Cattle not previously vaccinated – Initial dose, followed by a second dose 4 to 6 weeks later. Annual booster dose will maintain a high level of immunity.
  • Young cattle – First dose given at 4 to 6 months of age.
  • Bulls – Annual booster dose prior to joining.

Sheep:

  • 2mL dose by subcutaneous injection (high on the neck behind the ear)
  • Lambs – Dose at marking followed by a second 2mL dose 4 to 6 weeks later (e.g. weaning). Annual booster dose will maintain a high level of immunity.
  • Ewes (fully vaccinated as lambs) - Annual booster dose. Administer 3 weeks prior to lambing if possible.
  • Slaughter lambs from vaccinated ewes – Dose at marking.
  • Unvaccinated rams, ewes and wethers – All unvaccinated animals introduced onto a property should be vaccinated, followed by a second dose 4 to 6 week later.
  • Rams – Annual booster dose given prior to joining if possible.

WITHHOLDING PERIODS/ESI

  • Meat/Milk: Nil
  • ESI: Not required

PRESENTATION

Liquid: 500mL

STORAGE

Store between 2ºC and 8ºC (Refrigerate. DO NOT FREEZE). Protect from light

APVMA number

50632