Spring Calving Vaccinations

Typical vaccination program for spring calving cow herds.

Calves

Blackleg one of the following:

• Cobalt 7 - 2 cc SQ in the neck (superior B.L. protection)
• Ultrabac 7
• Alpha 7/MB (blackleg & pinkeye) 2cc SQ in the neck etc.

Respiratory Protection one of the following:

• Titanium 5 + PHM (virus and bacterial pneumonia) 2cc IM in the neck
• Bovi-Shield Gold 5 and One-Shot

Cows & Bulls

Pregnancy Protection one of the following:

• Titanium 5 + Lepto 5 (use in open cows)   2cc IM or SQ in the neck
• Bovi-Shield Gold FP5+L5 or 5 + VL5 (use in open cows) etc.
• Master Guard 10 (use in open or pregnant cows e.g. fall calvers)   5cc IM or SQ
• Master Guard 10 + Vibrio (use in open or pregnant cows e.g. fall calvers)  5cc IM or SQ

Pinkeye (optional in cows)

• Ocu-Guard  2cc SQ in neck

 

Needle Size Suggestions

IM injections   16 ga x 1-inch
SQ injections    16ga x ¾-inch
18 ga x 1-inch is appropriate for the very young calf

Other Considerations

Wormer - Agri-Mectin Pour-on   (5 liter jug does 100 cows weighing 1100#)
Pour-on for flies and lice – Cylence or Brute or Elector, etc.
Implants for calves
Fly tags

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