Your vet will have discussed with you which treatments to use for different types of mastitis on your farm. Use the guide below to understand why tailoring mastitis treatments to the specific situation will give you the best chance of a cure.
It has broad spectrum activity and high cure rates against Strep. uberis. This is due to the combination of the active ingredients amoxicillin and clavulanic acid.
It has a short milk withholding of only 48 hours.
Clavulox L.C. also has the additional advantages of:
A 3 day meat withholding (standard 3 tube regime)
An anti-inflammatory to reduce udder inflammation and hasten recovery of milk quality.
Treatment regime: 3 tubes at 12 hour intervals 5 tubes at 12 hour intervals
Withholding periods: 3 tubes at 12 hour intervals MILK 48 hours/4 milkings MEAT 3 days
5 tubes at 12 hour intervals MILK 96 hours/8 milkings MEAT 7 days
Orbenin L.A. is ideal for infections in mid to late lactation and the dry period (a time when Staph. aureus is often present) because:
It has high cure rates against Staph. aureus. This is due to the antibiotic cloxacillin and the long contact time between the antibiotic and the site of infection. The 3 x 48 hourly regime provides 6 days antibiotic treatment.
It has a short meat withhold of only 3 days.
It has a flexible treatment regime allowing it to be used in once a day milking mobs.
Can be used to treat subclinical mastitis during lactation.
Treatment regimes and Withholding Periods: 3 or 5 tubes at 48 hour intervals Twice a day MILK: 84 hours/7 milkings Once a day MILK: 72 hours/3 milkings
5 tubes at 24 hour intervals Twice a day MILK: 96 hours /8 milkings Once a day MILK: 96 hours/4 milkings MEAT: 3 days
Your treatment options:
Answer the simple questions above by selecting the option relevant to your mastitis treatment. Your treatment options will be displayed below when you have answered all questions.
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