The only vaccine to control ringworm in cattle is now available in a larger vial size to make it easier to administer to greater numbers of calves.

Bovilis RingvacBovilis Ringvac – manufactured by MSD Animal Health – now comes in a 20-dose vial in addition to the 5-dose presentation.

Ringvac can be used to prevent ringworm and treat the irritating fungal skin condition to shorten the recovery time of affected cattle.

Two injections

The vaccination course is two intramuscular injections 10-14 days apart. Calves can be vaccinated from two weeks of age and should be immune to ringworm three weeks after the second injection.

Farmer feedback suggests correctly vaccinated cattle are protected for life without the need for boosters.

View your activity >

Leave a Reply

1 Comment on "Ringworm vaccine available in bigger size"

Notify of
avatar

Sort by:   newest | oldest | most voted
alex wylie
Guest
alex wylie
4 months 10 days ago

Anything like this available for vets? I’m like ringworm detector- ringworm around & I’ll catch it!

wpDiscuz

related content

A campaign to help save the highly endangered Scottish wildcat has been launched.

3 mins

Jacqueline Matthews explores measures to prevent or manage parasitic worms in young horses, with possible treatment options.

23 mins

Tony Andrews in response to an article by Speculum author Bob Michell, investigates the final resting place of a famous equine.

19 mins

Glen Cousquer summarises proceedings from the first International Conference on Human Behaviour Change for Animal Welfare.

19 mins

Alex Gough provides a review of the latest studies in companion animal veterinary medicine.

14 mins

Scientists in China say they have successfully engineered genetically modified cows that show an increased resistance to TB.

4 mins