Bovi Shield Gold

The freeze-dried vaccine is a preparation of modified live virus (MLV) strains of IBR, BVD (Types 1 and 2), PI-3, and BRSV. An adjuvanted sterile diluent is provided to rehydrate the freeze-dried component. For beef cattle producers, BOVI-SHIELD GOLD® 5 is a modified-live virus used for the vaccination of healthy cattle to prevent infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) virus and to aid in the prevention of bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) Types 1 and 2 viruses, and disease caused by parainfluenza 3 (PI3) virus and bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV).

Description

Bovi-Shield Gold 5 is a cattle vaccine for the protection of healthy animals to prevent respiratory disease caused by IBR, BVD Types I and II, PI3 and BRSV. Give 2 ml subcutaneous or intramuscular. Safe for pregnant cows or calves nursing pregnant cows, provided they were vaccinated according to label directions with any Bovi-Shield Gold FP or PregGuard Gold FP vaccine within the last 12 months. Annual booster is recommended. Modified live virus, requires mixing.

Direction:

Vaccination of healthy cattle is recommended. Aseptically rehydrate the freeze-dried vaccine (Bovi-Shield GOLD FP 5) with the liquid bacterin provided (Leptoferm-5®+A), shake well, and administer 2 mL intramuscularly. In accordance with Beef Quality Assurance guidelines, this product should be administered in the muscular region of the neck.

Primary Vaccination: Administer a single 2-mL dose to all breeding cows and heifers approximately 1 month prior to breeding or being added to the herd. Revaccination: Annual revaccination with a single dose of Bovi-Shield GOLD FP 5 L5 is recommended. Good animal husbandry and herd health management practices should be employed.

Indications

Helps prevent respiratory disease caused by IBR virus and viremia caused by BVD Types 1 and 2 viruses, and aids in preventing respiratory disease caused by BVD Types 1 and 2 viruses, PI3 virus, and BRSV when administered by the subcutaneous route of administration. When administered intramuscularly, BOVI-SHIELD GOLD® 5 aids in preventing respiratory disease caused by IBR virus, BVD Types 1 and 2 viruses, PI3 virus and BRSV.

Precaution: 

Do not use in pregnant cows (abortions can result) unless they were vaccinated, according to label directions, with any Bovi-Shield GOLD FP PregGuard GOLD FP vaccine within the past 12 months. Do not use in calves nursing pregnant cows unless their dams were vaccinated within the past 12 months as described above.

  • Consistent with good vaccination practices, it is recommended that heifers receive at least 2 doses with the second dose administered approximately 30 days prebreeding.
  • Store at 2°–7°C. Prolonged exposure to higher temperatures and/or direct sunlight may adversely affect potency. Do not freeze.
  • Use entire contents when first opened.
  • Sterilized syringes and needles should be used to administer this vaccine.
  • Do not sterilize with chemicals because traces of disinfectant may inactivate the vaccine. Burn containers and all unused contents.
  • Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter.
  • Contains gentamicin as preservative.
  • As with many vaccines, anaphylaxis may occur after use. Initial antidote of epinephrine is recommended and should be followed with appropriate supportive therapy.
  • This product has been shown to be efficacious in healthy animals. A protective immune response may not be elicited if animals are incubating an infectious disease, are malnourished or parasitized, are stressed due to shipment or environmental conditions, are otherwise immunocompromised, or the vaccine is not administered in accordance with label directions.

Specifications

  • Store at 2°-7°C.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Use entire contents when first opened.

Prices of Bovi Shield Gold

$8.59 – $70.09

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