Veterinary Clinic

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Contact Us

042 295 1083
071 180 3639

 

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Westgate
Humansdorp
6300 

 

Directions to Humansdorp Veterinary Clinic

 

PO Box 151
Humansdorp
6300 

Business Hours

Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Saturday 08:00 - 11:30

 

A veterinarian is on call for emergencies out of the above hours.  His/her cell number will be available on the practice telephone answering machine (042 295 1083) and the practice cellular phone (071 180 3639).

Dairy Cattle

This vaccination programme is a guidelines only. Please discuss a tailor-made programme for your farm with one of our veterinarians. 

 

Vaccine

When to Vaccinate

Vaccine

When to Vaccinate

 Calves
 
 Cows
 

Colostrum (the best vaccine!!)

 Within 6 hours of birth!

Scourguard / Rotavec  Corona

3  weeks before calving

 Bovishield FP

7 days [only if BVD/IBR not under control on the farm]

Paratyphoid [inactivated]

(on problem farms)

3 – 4 weeks before calving

Paratyphoid (live)

14 days (not younger and only one dose)

 

 

Paratyphoid

(inactivated)

when antibiotics are used after live vaccine

 

 

Pasteurella eg. Bovi-Tect P

as from 14 days

Bovishield / Bovi-tect III

(if management is not

precise, rather use Cattlemaster 4 or Quarat)

Within 10 days after calving

Pregnant females can be vaccinated with Bovishield FP4 + L5 if properly vaccinated previously

Piligard Pink-eye

3 months

 

 

 

 

Rift Valley Fever

3 months [6 months if dams have been vaccinated]

 

 

Heifers
 
 


Anthrax, Botulism &
Quarter Evil [Supavax]

4 – 5 months

Anthrax & Botulism

Annually (any time)

OR

 

 

 

Multi-Clostridial eg 
Ultrachoice / Covexin
plus Anthrax

 

LSD & 3DSS

Spring

Rift Valley Fever

6 months [see above]

Rift Valley Fever

Spring

Brucellosis (CA)
Strain 19 

4 – 8 months
(4 – 6 months in Jerseys)

Pasteurella (optional)

Late summer

RB51 (only non-pregnant animals)

1 month after Strain 19 [period in between can be longer than 1 month)

 

 

3DSS & LSD

6 months

 

 

Redwater + Gallsickness

8 months (between 3-9 months)

 

 

Bovishield / Bovi-tect III

2 vaccinations: 
The first between 3 – 5 months
The second between 6 – 12 months

 

 

Scourguard / Rotavec Corona

 

2 vaccinations 5 & 2 weeks 
before calving 

 

 

 

Pasteurella

late summer

 

 

Pilligard Pink-eye

12 months (follow-up after calf vaccination)