BotVax B prevents equine botulism due to Clostridium botulinum Type B which accounts for more than 85% of equine botulism cases. Neogen's BotVax B is a USDA approved vaccine for healthy horses that are exposed for risk factors such as baled hay, horses that travel, horses that get wounded or travel/reside in endemic areas. Horses and foals are susceptible to botulism and symptoms can progress quickly. BotVax B is safe to give to foals 2 weeks of age and older. Vaccine has a 3 dose initial series followed by a yearly booster.
- Clostridium botulinum type B accounts for more than 85% of botulism cases
- Affects both foals and adult horses
- Botulism spores are viable in soil for years
- Horses are exposed due to many risk factors
- USDA approved vaccine