Ultravac™ 5in1 is used to prevent the major clostridial diseases in cattle and sheep. Provides rapid and effective protection against dangerous clostridial diseases including tetanus, blackleg, pulpy kidney, malignant oedema and black disease. Recommended dose is 2mL for cattle and 1mL for sheep.
Directions for Use:
Dosage & Administration:
- Keep refrigerated until use (between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius).
- It is important that the vaccine be kept properly mixed before & during use.
- For Subcutaenous use only.
Cattle & Sheep may be vaccinated at any age. Lambs are most conveniently vaccinated at marking time, calves from 6 weeks of age onwards.
Cattle, including calves: 2ml followed by a second dose of 2mL four weeks later.
Sheep including lambs: 1ml followed by a second dose of 1mL four weeks later. Young lambs may be vaccinated whilst being held during marking operations. Older sheep including pregnant ewes are most convenient vaccinated whilst they are standing in a race.
Cattle: A booster dose of 2mL given 12 months after the the two basic doses of vaccine should confer lifelong immunity against tetanus and blackleg. To maintain effective immunity against black disease, annual booster doses of Ultravac 5 in 1 should be given.
The two basic doses of Ultravac 5 in 1 should provide effective immunity against enterotoxaemia for 3 months. Boster doses are therefore necessary to maintain immunity against enterotoxaemia in cattle & should be given at appropriate intervals according to local & seasonal conditions.
Sheep: A booster dose of 1mL given 12 months after the two basic doses of vaccine should confer lifelong immunity against tetanus & blackleg, but may not do so against enterotoxaemia (pulpy kidney disease) or black disease. Further annual doses may be required to maintain effective immunity against these diseases in areas where the risks from the disease are known to be high.
Pregnant Ewes: If the ewes have not been previously vaccinated, a 1mL dose should be given at the time of mating and a second dose of 1mL within 4 weeks of the expected date of lambing. If the ewes have been previously vaccinated, the dose at the time of mating may be omitted. Successfully vaccinated pregnant ewes will not only be protected themselves but will also pass on immunity to their lambs in the colostrum or "first milk"; such lambs should be protected for the first 6 - 8 weeks of their lives against these diseases.
Development of Immunity:
Immunity develops about 10 days after vaccination. The second dose, given 4 weeks after the first, should ensure a high level of immunity against the diseases covered by the vaccine.