anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

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anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Hippie Rancher » Mon May 13, 2019 3:30 pm

specifically 10 dose Alpha 7 and any tetanus antitoxin? :mad:

can't find them anywhere. well, there are 50 dose bottles of Alpha 7 but I prefer the 10s as we usually work in smaller numbers.



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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Bright Raven » Mon May 13, 2019 3:33 pm

Have you checked on some of the other Clostridial vaccines like Covexin 8? They include the tetanus toxoid.
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Post by Hippie Rancher » Mon May 13, 2019 3:34 pm

don't I want the antitoxin? using on banded steers at first handling.

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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Bright Raven » Mon May 13, 2019 3:43 pm

Hippie Rancher wrote:
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don't I want the antitoxin? using on banded steers at first handling.
If you want to be absolutely covered against tetanus, they need 2 toxoid shots separated by 30 days before banding. As a substitute, you can give the second toxoid at banding along with antitoxin to provide 10 days coverage while the second toxoid kicks in. I realize this does not work for everyone but it is the proper protocol.
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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Hippie Rancher » Mon May 13, 2019 4:11 pm

we just started banding a year ago and have been giving a single dose of toxoid at the time but reading further it seems I should be doing the antitoxin (hard to keep them straight, though I know the purpose of each). we are too scattered in timing to get multiple doses of anything done correctly hence the Alpha 7.

either way the antitoxin and the 10 dose alpha 7s are backordered indefinitely from every place I checked and that is what I am trying to find out about.

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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Hootowl » Mon May 13, 2019 4:53 pm

I bought 20 dose with pinkeye Saturday. It had been delivered Thursday. Toxoid and antitoxin are both available here. Bought antitoxin the week before
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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Hippie Rancher » Mon May 13, 2019 5:18 pm

Hootowl wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 4:53 pm
I bought 20 dose with pinkeye Saturday. It had been delivered Thursday. Toxoid and antitoxin are both available here. Bought antitoxin the week before
where did you get the antitoxin?

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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Hootowl » Sun May 19, 2019 8:57 pm

Hippie Rancher wrote:
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Hootowl wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 4:53 pm
I bought 20 dose with pinkeye Saturday. It had been delivered Thursday. Toxoid and antitoxin are both available here. Bought antitoxin the week before
where did you get the antitoxin?
Bought it at the local feed store. TN Coop has it also.
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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Hippie Rancher » Sun May 19, 2019 9:47 pm

Hootowl wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 8:57 pm
Hippie Rancher wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 5:18 pm
Hootowl wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 4:53 pm
I bought 20 dose with pinkeye Saturday. It had been delivered Thursday. Toxoid and antitoxin are both available here. Bought antitoxin the week before
where did you get the antitoxin?
Bought it at the local feed store. TN Coop has it also.
do they mail order? :D

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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by kenny thomas » Sun May 19, 2019 10:01 pm

Google TN Coop. It has 4 different ones listed on their website. All the info is there also.
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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by Hippie Rancher » Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:45 pm

Alpha 7 10 dose came in in July, still haven't seen the Tetanus antitoxin.

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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by kenny thomas » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:21 pm

Still no LA 300 here.
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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by TCRanch » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:18 am

kenny thomas wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:21 pm
Still no LA 300 here.
And prob not any time soon. They're trying to make it RX only. I didn't need any but snatched the last 500 ml bottle at one of our CoOp's a few weeks ago.

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Re: anybody know when backordered vaccines will be available?

Post by 76 Bar » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:24 am

https://www.valleyvet.com/c/livestock-s ... cines.html
FWIW Due to inherent tissue irritation associated with clostridials I prefer Cavalry 9 because of its lower dosage.
LA 200 and other antibiotics in that class are shown as currently available at VV. Noromycin 300 has been on extended back ordered. Head scratcher.

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