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AE-Poxine

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AE-Poxine

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Manufacturer: Zoetis

Avian Encephalomyelitis-Fowl Pox Vaccine

Live Virus

For Veterinary Use Only

Read in full, follow directions carefully.

AE-Poxine is recommended for the prevention of avian encephalomyelitis and fowl pox when it is administered as directed to healthy pullets between the ages of eight weeks and four weeks before the start of egg production.

Store this vaccine at not over 45°F (7°C).

Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter.

Use entire contents when vial is first opened.

Burn vaccine container and all unused contents.

For wing-web stab administration only.

Directions For Use

1. Rehydrate 1 vial of this vaccine with 1 vial of diluent.

2. Remove aluminum seal and rubber stopper from vaccine vial and from diluent vial. Avoid contamination of the stoppers and the vials’ contents.

1,000 Doses

3. Pour approximately one-half the diluent into the vaccine vial. Replace stopper and shake gently until contents are dissolved.

4. Pour all the reconstituted vaccine back into the remaining diluent in the diluent bottle. Replace diluent stopper and gently mix. The vaccine is then ready for use.

5. Hold individual bird and spread wing with the underside facing upwards.

6. Dip the vaccinator tool into the vaccine. Take care that the channels of the needles are immersed.

7. Stick the vaccine-laden needles through the membrane, or web, of the wing, avoiding blood vessels, bones, and wing muscles.

8. Attempt to use all of the vaccine from 1 vial within 1 hour after rehydrating.

Takes

The usual take consists of some swelling at the site of the puncture as early as the fourth day following vaccination. The swelling may increase during the next 5 days, and a scab may form at the site.

Precautions

Do not expose the vaccine to either direct sunlight or extreme heat during the vaccinating procedure.

The vaccine should not be allowed to touch the feathers, the head of the chicken, or the bird’s skin (except at the site of vaccination).

Contains gentamicin as a preservative.

Warning

If given to laying flocks, this live-virus vaccine could cause a significant or even serious drop in egg production - often lasting 10 days to 2 weeks. Eggs for hatching should not be taken from the flock until 4 weeks have passed following vaccination. Do not vaccinate or expose chicks under 3 weeks of age, sick or debilitated birds, or birds under stress.

AE-Poxine Caution

This product should be stored, transported, and administered in accordance with the directions. The use of this vaccine is subject to state laws, wherever applicable.

Records

Keep a record of vaccine serial number and expiration date; date of receipt and date of vaccination; where vaccination took place; and any reactions observed.

This vaccine is nonreturnable.

THIS PRODUCT IS NONRETURNABLE.

List No. 3074: 10 x 1,000 Doses

Zoetis Inc., Kalamazoo, MI 49007

U.S. Vet. License No. 190

11559200

NAC No.: 36902732

ZOETIS INC.
333 PORTAGE STREET, KALAMAZOO, MI, 49007
Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   888-963-8471
Website:   www.zoetis.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the AE-Poxine information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2014 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2014-09-05

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