Guardian now provides industry's only six-month DOI for E. coli (Herd Health)
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announced USDA approval of a label extension for its Guardian scours prevention vaccine. The new label approval affirms that Guardian provides six-month duration of immunity (DOI) for E. coli K99 protection. This positions Guardian as the only multi-valent bacterial and viral combination scours vaccine with six-month DOI for E. coli – the longest proven DOI on the market.
Onset introduces new temperature sensor (Facilities/Technology)
Onset has introduced the new TMC6-HE air temperature sensor. Ideal for a range of energy monitoring applications – from monitoring the efficiency of solar thermal systems to tracking building energy use — the sensor’s copper-plated probe ensures high-accuracy measurements and faster response time than previous models. The sensor can be easily attached to water pipes, hot water storage tanks, boilers and is compatible with a number of Onset HOBO U12 USB data loggers.
EZid releases electronic ear tag for cattle (Facilities/Technology)
EZid, a division of Avid Identification Systems, announced the U.S. release of its EZid HDX Electronic Ear Tag for cattle. The EZid ear tag provides RFID identification for use in feedlots, dairy parlors and cow/calf operations. The use of HDX technology delivers the industry’s longest read distance. And, unlike other tags on the market, the design of the EZid tag delivers maximum read performance from the side — allowing for easier, faster scans when using handheld or stationary readers. This electronic ear tag contains an ISO HDX transponder molded into an easy-to-read tag that features a unique identification number. Tag information can be easily read into Excel and Access spreadsheets or other industry management software, providing immediate access to individual animal records. These tags work with any ISO compliant HDX/FDX reader, making them easy to implement.
New vaccine combines viral protection and Lepto hardjo-bovis prevention in one vaccine (Herd Health)
Pfizer Animal Health has introduced Bovi-Shield GOLD HB, a new vaccine that takes reproductive protection to the next level. The newly-released Bovi-Shield GOLD HB combines five-way viral protection with the prevention of Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo type Hardjo-bovis, commonly known as Lepto hardjo-bovis. Bovi-Shield GOLD HB provides superior protection against five major viral pathogens: IBR, PI3, BRSV and BVD Types 1 and 2. Combine that with the prevention of infection label claim for Lepto hardjo-bovis, and Bovi-Shield GOLD HB offers producers convenience and flexibility with one vaccine that can be administered intramuscularly or subcutaneously.