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Bursa Guard Reo

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Bursa Guard Reo

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Manufacturer: Merial

Bursal Disease-Reovirus Vaccine

Standard & Variant, Killed Virus

0.5 ml/dose


This product is a suspension of bursal disease virus and avian reovirus emulsified in oil. The following strains are utilized:

Bursal - Standard and Variant E

Reo - 1133, 2408, MSB

Bursal Disease Virus Origin: Bursal Tissue 100%

Reovirus Origin: Chick Embryo 100%

Bursa Guard Reo Indications

Use in chicken pullet/hens to stimulate an increased level of passive immunity in their progeny against bursal disease virus and tenosynovitus or malabsorption caused by avian reoviruses.

Directions For Use

Warm vaccine to room temperature. Shake well. Inject 0.5 ml subcutaneously or intramuscularly using aseptic technique. Vaccinate at 12-13 weeks of age and repeat at 20-21 weeks of age. Birds should be primed with live reovirus and bursal disease vaccines at least 4 weeks prior to the first use of this product.

Bursa Guard Reo Caution

Store in the dark between 36-45°F (2-7°C). Do not freeze. Do not vaccinate within 42 days before slaughter. Use entire contents when first opened.


Humans injected with this vaccine should seek immediate medical attention. Advise medical personnel that the vaccine is an oil emulsion type.

For Veterinary Use Only

MERIAL, INC., Athens, GA 30601 USA

U.S. Vet Lic. No. 298

500 ml/1000 doses


CPN: 1105008.3

Merial is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim

P.O. BOX 2497, GAINESVILLE, GA, 30503
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