Pharmco

News

2015 Preconditioning Protocol Available

Many studies indicate preconditioning leads to financial rewards for cattle feeders. However, as more studies are conducted, research proves a financial gain also exists for producers who implement a preconditioning program.

The following is Pharmco’s 2015 Preconditioning/Weaning Protocol.

Preconditioning (2 to 3 weeks before weaning)

  1. 5-Way Viral with Pasteurella
    • Option 1:
      • INFORCE™ 3
      • ONE SHOT® BVD
    • Option 2:
      • BOVI-SHIELD GOLD ONE SHOT™
  2. 7-Way Clostridial with Haemophilus
    • ULTRABAC® 7/SOMUBAC®
  3. +/- Dewormer
    • DECTOMAX® Injectable Solution
  4. Fly Control
    • CyLence®
  5. Castration (if it wasn’t done at turnout)

Weaning

  1. 5-Way Viral with Pasteurella Booster
    • BOVI-SHIELD GOLD ONE SHOT™
  2. Haemophilus Booster
    • Somubac
  3. Dewormer
    • Injectable Dectomax
    • Valbazen (if used before a hard freeze)
  4. Implant
    • Synovex S (or H) or Choice (depends on your feeding protocol)

Tools

Farm Futures

Cattle Projections

GDU Calculator

Custom Feed Yards

Pharmco Facts

Locations

Platte
36590 SD Highway 44
605-337-3374 / 800-683-3374

Chamberlain
1250 East King Avenue
605-234-5209 / 800-258-1736

Winner
27763 317th Avenue
605-842-0703

Kimball
I-90 & Highway 45 South Side
East on Old 16
605-778-6579