What is it?

IBR, Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis, an infectious respiratory disease in cattle. IBR is caused by a virus called Bovine Herpes Virus-1(BHV-1).

Why use Bovilis IBR Marker Live / Bovilis IBR inac

While IBR in dairy herds is associated with a drop in milk yield. It can also cause abortion.
Subclinical IBR can result in losses of 2.6kg milk per cow per day

signs relating to respiratory disease

How to use(Bovilis IBR Marker Live):

Dose: 2 ml

Method of administration: 3 months onwards: intranasal use or intramuscular
Between 2 weeks and 3 months of age: Intranasal use. For intranasal use (1 ml
in each nostril), using a nozzle is recommended.

Once the initial injection of Bovilis IBR Marker Live is administered, a second re-vaccination must be administered 6 months later. Additionally, booster vaccines can then be administered at intervals no greater than every 12 months to maintain immunity. Furthermore, it is important to follow this vaccination schedule to ensure continuous protection against IBR.

Administration (Bovilis IBR marker Inac)

Dose: 2 ml

Method of administration: Intramuscular.

All cattle can be vaccinated from an age of three months onwards.

Primary vaccination: Two vaccinations with an interval of 4 weeks.

Re-vaccination: One vaccination every 6 months. Bovilis IBR marker inac can be used for re-vaccination in a schedule where Bovilis IBR marker live has been used for primary vaccination.

Withdrawal period(s) Zero days (Bovilis IBR Marker Live + Inac)

live vs infected

Live vs Inactivated: 

There are two types of IBR vaccines: live vaccines and inactivated vaccines. In terms of shedding of BHV-1 (IBR) virus in newly infected naïve animals, vaccinating with the live vaccine results in less shedding compared to the inactivated vaccine ˡ. However, several studies have shown that live IBR marker vaccines provide better protection against clinical signs than inactivated vaccines. Therefore, it is important to speak to your vet for more information on the advantages of live IBR marker vaccines. Vets can also provide guidance on which vaccination regime is most suited to your herd circumstances, ensuring optimal protection for your animals.

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