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Dosing and administration

Description

Poulvac® E. coli is recommended as an aid in the prevention of disease caused by E. coli. Presentation:

  • 10 x 5,000 doses
  • 1 x 20,000 doses

Composition: Live E. coli bacterium
Formulation: Live culture
Withholding period: 21 days before slaughter

Vaccination programs

Chickens: Vaccinate healthy chickens at 1 day of age or older by coarse spray or drinking water as an aid in the prevention of disease caused by E. coli. A second vaccination is recommended for long-lived birds at 12 to 14 weeks of age.

Turkeys: Vaccinate by coarse spray to healthy turkeys at 3 days of age as an aid in the prevention of disease caused by E. coli. Follow with a second dose at 3 weeks of age.

Directions for spray administration

  1. Remove seal and stopper. Half-fill vial with cool distilled water. Replace stopper and shake until dissolved.
  2. Pour rehydrated vaccine into a clean container and add cool distilled water to dilute the vaccine as indicated for your specific coarse spray vaccination machine or watering system.
  3. Administer at a rate of 1 dose of prepared vaccine per bird.

Precautions

For veterinary use only.

  • If possible, vaccinate all susceptible birds on the premises at the same time.
  • For 10 to 14 days after vaccinating, avoid carrying vaccine particles on shoes, clothing, etc. into areas where there are non-vaccinated birds.
  • Concurrent use of antibiotics with this vaccine is not recommended.

Storage and handling

  • Store in the dark at 35° to 45°F (2° to 7°C).
  • Use entire contents when first opened.
  • Burn containers and all unused contents.

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