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Covexin® 8

Clostridium Chauvoei-Septicum-Haemolyticum-novyi-Tetani-Perfringens Types C & D Bacterin-Toxoid)

Product Information:

Information provided from Schering Plough Animal Health product catalog.

Description: For vaccination of healthy cattle and sheep against diseases caused by Cl. chauvoeiCl. septicumCl. novyi type B, Cl. haemolyticum (known elsewhere as Cl. novyi Type D), Cl. tetani and Cl. perfringes Types C & D.

  • Protects cattle and lambs against 8 clostridial diseases.
  • Easy-to-use delivery system offers the highest level of convenience while minimizing the chances for contamination.
  • Antigens produced by Electroferm®, electronically-controlled deep culture process.
  • Highly flexible, stackable and collapsible for easier use, storage and disposal.

Dosage & Administration

Cattle: Inject 5 mL SQ or IM, repeated in 6 weeks. Revaccinate annually with 5 mL prior to periods of extreme risk or parturition. For animals subject to re-exposure to Cl. novyi Type B or Cl. haemolyticum repeat the dose every 5 to 6 months. For Cl. perfringens Types B, C and D, revaccinate two weeks prior to parturition, introduction to lush pastures or finishing programs. Calves vaccinated under 3 months or age should be revaccinated at weaning or 4 to 6 months of age.

Sheep: Inject 5 mL SQ followed by a 2 mL dose in six weeks. revaccinate annually with 2 mL prior to periods of extreme risk or parturition. For Cl. novyi and Cl. haemolyticum, revaccinate every 5 to 6 months. Vaccination should be scheduled so that pregnant ewes receive their second vaccination or annual booster 2 to 6 weeks before lambing commences in the flock. Lambs should be given their primary course beginning at 10 to 12 weeks of age. Available in 50 and 250 mL vials.

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