FORTEGRA®

Fortegra® is indicated for the vaccination of healthy broilers at 1-day old via spray cabinet administration as an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis due to Eimeria mivati and Eimeria tenella and as an aid in the reduction of lesions related to Eiemria acervulina and Eimeria. maxima in chickens.

FORTEGRA®
Reg. No. G4208 (Act 36/1947)

INDICATIONS
Fortegra® is indicated for the vaccination of healthy broilers at 1-day old via spray cabinet administration as an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis due to Eimeria mivati and Eimeria tenella and as an aid in the reduction of lesions related to Eiemria acervulina and Eimeria. maxima in chickens.

COMPOSITION
Fortegra® contains live oocysts of coccidia: E. acervulina, E. maxima, E. maxima MFP,
E. mivati and E. tenella.
Preservative:  Gentamycin

STORAGE

  • Store between 2 °C and 8 °C.
  • Do not freeze.

WARNINGS

  • Withdrawal period: Do not vaccinate within 21 days of slaughter.
  • Vaccinate healthy chickens only.
  • Do not use with pre-starter or starter feeds containing coccidiostats.
  • Birds must have access to their droppings as reinfection is required to induce immunity.
  • Dispose of empty containers and all unused contents in accordance with local waste disposal regulations.
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, UNINFORMED PERSONS AND ANIMALS.
  • Although this vaccine has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE – USE ONLY AS DIRECTED
Spray cabinet administration
The vaccine should be prepared or mixed at the rate of 210 mℓ of distilled water per 1 000 doses of vaccine.

Dilution:

1 000 dose presentation – Take the contents of the 10 mℓ vial (4 mℓ vaccine) and add
206 mℓ distilled water to make up a 210 mℓ solution.
10 000 dose presentation – Take the contents of the 20 mℓ vial (10 mℓ vaccine) add
2 090 mℓ distilled water to make up a 2 100 mℓ solution.
Each 100 chicks should receive 21 mℓ of vaccine solution delivered via spray cabinet administration (dye may be added as a marker).
Full directions for the use of the spray cabinet are available from the technical advisors at MSD Animal Health.
Use the entire contents of the vial once it is opened.

PRESENTATION
Type I glass vials of 10 mℓ containing 4 mℓ live oocysts (1 000 doses) or Type I glass vials of 20 mℓ containing 10 mℓ live oocysts (10 000 doses).
Vials are sealed with rubber stoppers and aluminium seals.

REGISTRATION HOLDER                               
Intervet South Africa (Pty) Ltd.                          
20 Spartan Road, Spartan,                               
1619, RSA                                                         
Tel: +27 (0) 11 923 9300
Fax: +27 (0) 11 392 3158
www.msd-animal-health.co.za

MANUFACTURER
Intervet Inc.
29160 Intervet Lane
Millsboro, Delaware, 19966 USA

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT

25 October 2016