Tikofsky continues, “It takes a few weeks for the keratin plug to form in the teat end, and during this time, the cow is susceptible. Dry-cow antibiotics were designed to protect this interval. The first two weeks after dry-off are one of the highest-risk periods for new mastitis cases to be developing.”
You can also learn more about Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.’s new approach to cattle health, Prevention Works, by visiting www.BIVIPreventionWorks.com or by contacting your local Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. representative.
CYDECTIN Residue Warning: when used according to label directions, neither a pre-slaughter drug withdrawal period nor a milk discard time is required. Meat and milk from cattle treated with CYDECTIN (moxidectin) Pour-On may be used for human consumption at any time following treatment. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
TOMORROW Residue Warning: For use in dry cows only and not to be used within 30 days of calving. Milk from treated cows must not be used for food during the first 72 hours after calving. Any animal infused with this product must not be slaughtered for food until 42 days after the latest infusion.
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