A first generation cephalosporin dry cow intramammary antibiotic has been launched by Zoetis.

CefshotCefshot, available in multiples of 24 and 120 tubes, can be used for treatment of subclinical mastitis at drying off, with action against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. This makes three-way selective dry cow therapy possible, according to vet Jude Roberts.

Dr Roberts said: “With evidence-based triage, this covers teat sealant solo, in combination with narrow spectrum cloxacillin, or now with broader spectrum long acting cephalonium.

“This is in keeping with the trend from milk buyers for increasing precision in the use of antibiotic dry cow therapy, and only when it is justified in the first place.”

View your activity >

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar

wpDiscuz

related content

Infection confirmed in two separate Scottish flocks close to the border with England.

5 mins

Total of 19 awards handed out in glittering ceremony to celebrate best in veterinary and animal health marketing.

5 mins

Anna Bruguera looks at bovine viral diarrhoea, its transmission, recognising clinical signs and UK eradication schemes in place.

34 mins

Mateusz Jaksz and Claudia Busse in the second of a two-part article, look at the diagnosis, as well as medical and surgical treatment, of this condition.

25 mins

Sara Pedersen reviews the 2nd International Hoof Trimmers Conference, which took place at Legoland in Denmark.

16 mins

Victoria Brown looks at research into behaviour traits suggesting whale and dolphin species grieve after the death of their offspring.

9 mins