Ovilis Campyvax

The only Campylobacter vaccine for sheep

  • Campylobacter is causing lower lambing percentages across Australia.1,2
  • Extensive blood sampling can confirm two thirds of farms tested are affected by C. fetus fetus - the main abortion causing strain.2
  • Reports from the MLA and other sources show lamb losses from Campylobacter average 9%2,3,4
  • Ovilis Campyvax aids in the control of reproductive losses due to Campylobacter infections in sheep

1. Farquharson. B. Causes of abortion in sheep. Proceedings of Australian Sheep Veterinarians Conference 2003. 2. MSD Data on file. 3. GHD Pty Ltd – Joe Lane et. al. March 2015. Priority list of endemic diseases for the red meat industries - MLA Final Report. B.AHE.0010. 4. G. Thompson. November 2011. Improving lamb survival – MLA Final Report.

Ovilis Campyvax

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  • Campylobacter is a bacterial infection affecting ewes in late pregnancy and can result in significant loss of lambs between scanning and marking.
  • Campylobacter can cause abortions, still births and the birth of weak non-viable lambs.

Trade Advice

Category: Specialty Vaccine
Species: Sheep
Active: Inactivated whole cell preparations of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter fetus fetus
Pack Size: 500mL
Withholding Periods: Meat = Nil, Milk = Nil, ESI = Nil
Storage: Store between 2°C - 8°C (Refrigerate. Do not freeze)
APVMA: 62563

Not for use in ewes which are severely debilitated or stressed.

Dose Rate

2mL subcutaneous injection Unvaccinated ewes: 2 injections pre-joining a minimum 3 weeks apart. Previously vaccinated ewes: Annual booster before joining