What is it?

Tribovax 10 is a vaccine for cattle and sheep that provides protection against
clostridial bacteria such as:
C. chauvoei (Blackleg)
C. perfringens A-D (pulpy kidney, enteritis).
C. novyi type B (Black Disease)
C. septicum (Malignant Oedema, Braxy, false Blackleg)
C. sordellii
C. haemolyticum
C. tetani (Tetanus)

Why use it?

Clostridial spores may be found in soil, feed, water and in the organs/tissues of
healthy animals. When present in healthy animals, events such as injury, liver fluke
infestation, overeating or changes in husbandry practices can lead to multiplication
of bacteria and onset of clostridial disease clinical signs.
Because clostridial spores are so widespead in the environment, control of disease
can be difficult. Animals are commonly found acutely dead, and treatment is usually
Vaccination with Tribovax 10 provides broad protection against clostridial infections.

How to use:


Route: subcutaneous use.


  • Sheep: 1 ml – from 2 weeks of age
  • Cattle: 2 ml – from 2 weeks of age

Primary vaccination: Two injections should be given, 4-6 weeks apart.

Booster: A booster injection should be given every 6-12 months. Consult with your vet on how often Tribovax

10 should be boosted in your herd/flock.

Use in pregnancy:

To provide passive protection of lambs/calves, via the colostrum, a single booster should be given to ewes/cows between 8 and 2 weeks before lambing/calving, provided that animals have received a full primary vaccination course before pregnancy.

increasing level of protection

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