What does Heptavac P Plus provide protection against?
For the active immunisation of sheep as an aid in the control of lamb dysentery, pulpy kidney, struck, tetanus, braxy, blackleg, black disease, clostridial metritis caused by Clostridium perfringens types B, C and D, Cl.septicum, Cl.novyi, Cl.chauvoei and Cl.tetani.
The vaccine may be used as an aid in the control of pneumonic pasteurellosis in sheep of all ages from a minimum age of 3 weeks and in the control of systemic pasteurellosis in weaned fattening and breeding sheep.
Can Heptavac P Plus be used during pregnancy and lactation?
The vaccine may be used in pregnant ewes as an aid in the control of lamb dysentery, pulpy kidney, tetanus and pasteurellosis in their lambs provided that the lambs receive sufficient immune colostrum during the first 1-2 days of life.
Can the second vaccination of the Heptavac P Plus primary course act as the prelambing booster?
As long as the full primary course of two vaccinations is completed with an interval of 4-6 weeks with the second vaccination being completed 4-6 weeks pre-lambing, this will be sufficient to act as the prelambing booster.
Is the Pasteurella component same as Ovipast Plus?
The same Pasteurella cover from Ovipast Plus is provided within Heptavac P Plus.
Can Heptavac P Plus be given on the same day as any other products?
No information is available on the safety and efficacy of this vaccine when used with any other veterinary medicinal product.
A decision to use this vaccine before or after any other veterinary medicinal product therefore needs to be made on a case by case basis.
What is the withdrawal period after the use of Heptavac P Plus?
The withdrawal period after the use of Heptavac P Plus is zero days.
What are the storage requirements for Heptavac P Plus?
Heptavac P Plus requires storage in a refrigerator between 2oC and 8oC in the dark. Do not freeze.
What is the youngest age lambs can be given Heptavac P Plus?
Heptavac P Plus can be administered at a minimum age of 3 weeks.
Further information is available from the SPC, Datasheet or package leaflet.
Date of preparation: February 2022
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Heptavac® P Plus contains combined Clostridia, Mannheimia haemolytica and Pasteurella trehalosi vaccine antigens. POM-VPS
Ovipast® Plus contains Mannheimia haemolytica and Pasteurella trehalosi vaccine antigens. POM‑VPS
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