Bovi-Shield Gold® from Pfizer Animal Health has received USDA approval for single-dose prevention of bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV). The vaccine also protects against infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR), parainfluenza-3 (PI3) and bovine virus diarrhea (BVD) types 1 and 2. The PI3 strain was updated to provide better protection for subcutaneous (SubQ) administration.

The upgraded vaccine can be administered intramuscular or SubQ. These new claims do not apply to Bovi-Shield Gold® FP® reproductive vaccines.
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Bale processor attachment

Vermeer's Final Cut Feed Chopper Attachment (designed to work on Vermeer BP8000 bale processors) can chop long, coarse, stringy, frozen or wet material to a shorter cut length — typically 3 in. or less. It features 128 free-swing cutting blades mounted to a powered rotor bar that turns at speeds up to 3,000 rpm. An optional 28-bu. grain tank can feed grain, pellets or concentrates directly into the bale processor. It requires a minimum of 6 gals./min. hydraulic flow to operate the grain tank.
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Vertical mixers

Kuhn North America's VSL 142 and VSL 150 Vertical Maxx mixer models feature a low profile for easy loading, and a capacity to serve small and medium size operations. The two models are available in 420- and 500-cu.-ft. mixing capacities. A hydraulic side-shift discharge conveyor and optional inclining extension provide unloading versatility.
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Bale spear

Worksaver's Global-Style Integrated Frame Bale Spears feature an all-welded frame design with Euro Style quick-attach brackets to fit front loaders with the standard Global/Euro implement hook. Other features include cast steel weld-on sockets and bolt-in forged spears.

Several bale spear models are available with single, dual or triple spears with ratings from 2,200 lbs. to 4,000 lbs. The single- and dual-forged spears offer a useable length of 42-in., while the triple-spear models offer a 26- or 42-in. useable length. Optional uprights are also available for all triple-spear, Global-Style models.
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Bale bed assistance

CannonBall Engineering offers bale bed assistance for loading, hauling and dumping needs. Available in 10 bed sizes ranging from 7 ft. × 7⅔ ft. to 8 ft. × 11½ ft., each unit includes the bale bed/dump combination, a 6,000-lb. dump capacity, a 2,850-lb. lifting capacity and independent arm action with wide arm travel of 3½ ft. to 9½ ft. Two cylinders are individually operated with a handheld corded control.
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