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I am planning on buying a few calves around 400 lbs. Thought if I got some of them as bulls I could band them. What type of tetanus vaccine would I need, would Cavalry 9 or Covexin 8 be ok or should I get a separate tetanus antitoxin to go along with one of those?
 

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Ky hills":wz5wrjmw said:
I am planning on buying a few calves around 400 lbs. Thought if I got some of them as bulls I could band them. What type of tetanus vaccine would I need, would Cavalry 9 or Covexin 8 be ok or should I get a separate tetanus antitoxin to go along with one of those?

I use Covexin 8. The tetanus component is a toxoid so it takes two shots to get full immunity. I would recommend an antitoxin at the time of banding until you achieve immunity administering the toxoid.
 

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