Forte Healthcare Ltd has taken over the distribution of Locatim in the UK.

Used to treat calf diarrhoea, Locatim is an orally administered product, indicated for the reduction of mortality caused by enterotoxicosis associated with E. coli F5 (K99).

The product is made from the colostrum of high health status cows hyperimmunised against Rotavirus, Coronavirus and E.coli.

Locatim is designed to work alongside the dam’s colostrum, enhancing protection against gastro-intestinal infection and helping to sustain calf health in the critical neo-natal period.

For optimal effect, Forte says Locatim should be given within 4 hours of birth, but can be used up to 12 hours post-natally.

Forte says Locatim is not designed to replace anti-scour vaccination programmes, rather to act as an extremely useful adjunct in cases where the response to vaccines has been less than ideal.

The company says Locatim is also extremely useful in managing outbreaks of scour in unvaccinated herds by protecting those calves born before a new vaccination programme can take effect.

Locatim is available from all UK veterinary wholesalers.

For more information, contact your Forte Territory Manager or

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