Points to be noted during vaccination


  • Animals should be in good health at the time of vaccination.
  • The cold chain of the vaccines wherever prescribed should be maintained till the time of administration to the animal.
  • The manufacturers’ instruction on the route and dosage should be strictly followed.
  • A minimum vaccination coverage of 80% of population is required for proper control of the disease.
  • It is beneficial to deworm the animals 2-3 weeks before vaccination is carried out for better immune response.
  • Vaccination should be carried out at least a month prior to the likely occurrence of the disease.
  • Vaccination of animals in advanced pregnancy may be avoided even though in most cases nothing untoward may happen.