*In consulting with a MSU Veterinarian, we need to update our vaccine protocol*
Guide Book Amendment:
Starting this year 2017 all calves (Dairy Feeder, Dairy Veal & Jr. Beef) will be required to be vaccinated with the intranasal vaccine Inforce 3.
- Specie Chairs will provide the vaccine for a $5 charge to cover the cost of the Inforce 3 vaccine and supplies.
- The Specie Chair will administer the 1st dose at the time of tagging. The 2nd dose will be left with the 4h family to be given 3-4 weeks after the first dose.
- All vaccines need to be done 30 days before fair.
- Health Records will be required to unload the calf at fair.
About the vaccine:
Inforce 3 is an intranasal (given through the nose) vaccine. It is used in the vaccination of healthy cattle for the prevention of respiratory disease caused by BRSV, and as an aid in preventing respiratory disease caused by IBR and Pl3. Dosage is 1ml given in each nostril. Repeated 3-4 weeks after the 1st dose. Has been proven safe for all aged cattle including pregnant cows.