Equivac® TAT Equine Tetanus Antitoxin

Equivac® TAT Equine Tetanus Antitoxin

  • $75.00
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Please note: We can not post this vaccine due to having to keep it refrigerated. Pick up or delivery by negotiation (will require access to a fridge or cooler box if no one will be present for delivery)
Product Details
  • Equivac® TAT is 1500IU/mL tetanus antitoxin that is prepared by immunising horses against the toxin produced by Clostridium tetani and then refining the serum to produce the antitoxin.
  • For treatment and prevention of tetanus in horse, cattle, dogs, sheep and pigs
  • Provides (rapid) protection against tetanus following a wound
  • Very high level of purity and safety

Dosage and Administration

Given by intramuscular injection in the centre of the side of the neck. Clip the hair and disinfect the skin prior to injection.

Vaccination program for Horses

Vaccination

Age

Disease

Vaccine

1st*

12 weeks

Strangles
Tetanus

Equivac® 2 in 1 or Equivac® S

2nd

14 weeks (2 weeks later)

Strangles

Equivac® 2 in 1 or Equivac® S

3rd

16 weeks (2 weeks later)

Strangles
Tetanus

Equivac® 2 in 1 or Equivac® S

Annual booster vaccinations

16 months (12 months later)

Strangles
Tetanus

Equivac® 2 in 1

Ongoing protection

Annually^

Strangles

Equivac® 2 in 1 or Equivac® S

 

Every 5 years

Tetanus

Equivac® T

*When commencing a vaccination program on an adult horse or horses with an unknown vaccination record, use the same vaccination program of three initial doses two weeks apart, followed by an annual booster dose.
^6-monthly boosters should be considered in high risk situations.

Additional Information

  • Store 2°-8°C (refrigerate)
  • Equivac® S Strangles Vaccine is of value only in the control of infection due to Streptococcus equi. (For control only: no value in the treatment of strangles).
  • Pregnant mares may be vaccinated up to 2 weeks before foaling.
  • By maintaining a regular vaccination program animals will retain a high level of circulating antibodies that will reduce the likelihood of a strangles outbreak occurring.
  • Vaccination against strangles should be included as a part of every horse's vaccination program.
  • The Equivac® range of vaccines is available from your veterinarian or most saddleries and feed stores.