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Cosecure Bolus Lamb (pack of 50)

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Cosecure Bolus Lamb (pack of 50)

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Description

Cosecure Bolus Lamb (pack of 50).

Direct-to-Rumen, Continuous Release Nutritional Bolus.

BENEFITS

 Unique Bimeda long-lasting soluble glass bolus formulation for up to six months’ supply of copper, selenium and cobalt
 The boluses provide a source of trace elements at levels compatible with the animal’s daily requirements
 Helps treat and prevent actual deficiencies and prevents and treats thiomolybdate toxicity
 Bimeda boluses are the only true completely dissolving boluses designed to dissolve at a slow and constant rate for continuous mineral cover
INDICATIONS

For use in areas of copper and selenium deficiencies and for improvement of cobalt supply in ruminating lambs over 6 weeks of age and weighing under 25kg body weight. For smaller breeds, it may be necessary to wait until lambs are 10 weeks of age.

EACH BOLUS CONTAINS:

13.4% w/w ionic copper
3% w/w  ionic selenium
0.50% w/w ionic cobalt
PRESENTATION

A cylindrical blue glass continual release intraruminal device.

COSECURE Lamb boluses are not a registered medicine, such as require authorisation by the IMB

Lamb Bolus Applicator Instructions

Remove boluses from foil pack and ensure they are at room temperature (15-20oC) before administering. Boluses are sensitive to sudden changes in temperature, such as may happen when very cold boluses are swallowed by the animal. Ensure boluses are at room temperature prior to administration, to avoid fine cracks developing which may change the activity of the bolus.


Insert the bolus completely into the head of the applicator until the push rod is engaged.


applicator-lambPlace the bolus end of the applicator into the centre of the lamb’s mouth to the back of the tongue and squeeze the trigger. The bolus should release easily. If resistance is felt you will need to adjust the position of the gun until the bolus easily releases.

TOP TIP
To prevent the bolus falling out of the applicator, ensure the flat edge of the bolus is placed against the ridged edge in the applicator.


Ensure that the animal swallows the bolus. The swallow reflex should happen easily and the lamb should have no trouble swallowing the bolus.

If the the reflex does not occur easily you may not be administering the bolus into the very back of the tongue and you will need to adjust your technique to ensure that the positioning of the bolus is just right.

The stem of the applicator should be straight down the centre line of the head and the trigger handle should be in the vertical plane.

NB 
Always consult your animal health advisor prior to administering boluses.

Quantities to Administer
 For ruminating lambs over 6 weeks of age and weighing under 25kg body weight, administer 1 bolus.
 Do not dose lambs less than 6 weeks of age and do not administer until the animal is ruminating.
 In the case of smaller breeds, the dosing of the lambs may have to be delayed until 10 weeks of age.
 For ruminating lambs weighing 25 kg and over, use the Cosecure Sheep Bolus.
 Refer to product packaging and data sheet for complete dosage and administration information.

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