Beef cattle vaccines


There is a multitude of vaccines for cattle on the market. What should you be vaccinating your herd for? When should you vaccinate? Should you vaccinate every animal?

This Primefact will categorise the various vaccines available for beef cattle and explain the situations where use is recommended. Topics covered include:

  • clostridial vaccines;
  • vaccination program for the five common clostridial diseases (all animals);
  • vaccinating against botulism;
  • vaccinating for diseases that cause infertility and abortion;
  • vaccinating for respiratory disease (feedlot cattle);
  • vaccinating for specific diseases;
  • correct vaccination technique.


Primefact 431 First Edition

Published: Feb 2007