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BOVI-SHIELD GOLD® IBR-BVD

Bovine Rhinotracheitis-Virus Diarrhea Vaccine

Modified Live Virus

INDICATIONS: Bovi-Shield GOLD IBR-BVD is for vaccination of healthy cattle to prevent respiratory disease caused by infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) virus and viremia caused by bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) virus Types 1 and 2, and as an aid in preventing respiratory disease caused by BVD virus Types 1 and 2 viruses. A duration of immunity of at least 9 months has been demonstrated against IBR and BVD Types 1 and 2 disease. When administered intramuscularly, Bovi-Shield GOLD IBR-BVD aids in preventing respiratory disease caused by IBR and BVD Types 1 and 2. Bovi-Shield GOLD IBR-BVD may be administered to pregnant cattle provided they were vaccinated, according to label directions, with any Bovi-Shield GOLD FP® or PregGuard® GOLD FP vaccine within the past 12 months. Bovi-Shield GOLD IBR-BVD may also be administered to calves nursing pregnant cows provided their dams were vaccinated within the past 12 months as described above. To help ensure safety in pregnant cattle, heifers must receive at least 2 doses of any Bovi-Shield GOLD FP or PregGuard GOLD FP product with the second dose administered approximately 30 days prebreeding.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Bovi-Shield GOLD IBR-BVD is a freeze-dried preparation of modified live virus (MLV) strains of IBR and BVD (Types 1 and 2) viruses. The sterile diluent is used to rehydrate the freeze-dried vaccine.

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  • KEY FACTS:

    • Prevents BVD Types 1 and 2 viremia when administered subcutaneously.
    • Prevents respiratory disease caused by IBR for at least 279 days when administered subcutaneously.
    • Aids in the prevention of respiratory disease caused by BVD Types 1 and 2 for at least 279 days when administered subcutaneously.
    • Shown to be safe when given to pregnant cows or calves nursing pregnant cows.*
    • Single 2 mL subcutaneous (SC) or intramuscular (IM) dose.Calves vaccinated before 6 months of age should be revaccinated after 6 months of age.
  • General Directions: Vaccination of healthy cattle is recommended. Aseptically rehydrate the freeze-dried vaccine with the sterile diluent provided, shake well, and administer 2 mL subcutaneously or intramuscularly. In accordance with Beef Quality Assurance guidelines, this product should be administered SC in the neck region.

    Primary Vaccination: Administer a single 2-mL dose to healthy cattle. To avoid possible maternal antibody interference with active immunization, calves vaccinated before the age of 6 months should be revaccinated after 6 months of age.

    Revaccination: Annual revaccination with a single dose is recommended.

    Good animal husbandry and herd health management practices should be employed.


PRECAUTIONS:

Do not use in pregnant cows (abortions can result) unless they were vaccinated, according to label directions, with any Bovi-Shield GOLD FP or 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.
 

To help ensure safety in pregnant cattle, heifers must receive at least 2 doses of any Bovi-Shield GOLD FP or PregGuard GOLD FP product 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.