It is a freeze – dried live bacterial vaccine produced using 34 F2, strain of Bacillus anthracis
saponin adjuvated. Spores freeze – dried with saponin and 4% skimmed milk as a stabilizer.
Each field dose contains 107 viable spores.
The vaccine is available in 5ml or 20 ml vials of 100 doses.
Store vaccines in a refrigerator at +4 ºC to -20 ºC
Reconstitute in 100 ml of sterile Saline water.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Vaccinations should be carried out every year before the anthrax out break season. Animals
should be above 3 months old.
Cattle – inject 1 ml subcutaneously in the loose skin of the neck.
Sheep and Goats – inject 0.5 ml subcutaneously in the loose skin of the neck or inner face of
thigh. The latter is preferable for goats.
Horse – Inject 1 ml subcutaneously at the neck.
POST – VACCINATION REACTION
Benign reaction, usually in the form of swelling at the injection site. It normally disappears in
Vaccinate healthy animals only.
Subcutaneous injections only, no intramuscular injections.
The vaccine is not recommended for use in pregnant animals, nor in animals destined for
slaughter with in 2 weeks of vaccination.
Antibiotics should not be given for at least 10 days before and after vaccination
Develops in 10 days and lasts for one year
WARNING – FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY