Alpha™

Killed Vaccine
Administration Video

View the killed vaccine video tutorial to learn how to properly administer and handle ALPHA. (also available en Español)  

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Product Description

ALPHA™ Advantage

  • Proven protection against clostridial diseases
  • Available as both a 3-way or 7-way clostridial, as well as in a combination of 7-way clostridia and Moraxella bovis (pinkeye)
  • Unique DD-2™ adjuvant stimulates a strong immune response
  • BQA compliant for both low dose and subcutaneous guidelines 

Features and Benefits

  • Alpha-7/MB™-1 is the only single dose, seven-way clostridium vaccine with additional single-dose pinkeye protection
  • Alpha-7/MB™-1 is safe for use in all cattle
  • Formulated with DD-2™ adjuvant, a proprietary adjuvant system
  • Low volume 2-mL dose
  • Sub-Q administration


* Immunity from Cl. perfringens Type C and D fractions may provide against the beta and epsilon toxins elaborated by Cl. perfringens Type B.

  • Alpha-7™ is a single dose, seven-way clostridium vaccine
  • Alpha-7™ is safe for use in all cattle
  • Formulated with DD-2™ adjuvant, a proprietary adjuvant system
  • Low volume 2-mL dose
  • Sub-Q administration
  • Alpha-CD™ is a single dose Clostridium perfringens Types B, C and D
  • Alpha-CD™ is safe for use in all cattle
  • Formulated with DD-2™ adjuvant, a proprietary adjuvant system
  • Low volume 2-mL dose
  • Sub-Q administration

Alpha Vaccines

Dosage information:

Using aseptic technique, inject a single 2-mL dose subcutaneously. Calves vaccinated under 3 months of age should be revaccinated at weaning or 4-6 months of age. A 2-mL booster dose is recommended annually.

Safety Information:

Store at 35° - 45° F (2° - 7° C). Avoid freezing. Shake well before using. Use entire contents when first opened.

Do not vaccinate within 60 days of slaughter.

Swelling at the injection site may occur. Anaphylactoid reactions may occur. Antidote: Epinephrine.

Product Resources

Contact Information

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

    Cattle Division

    3902 Gene Field Road
    St. Joseph, Missouri 64506

    • Phone 866-638-2226
    • Fax 816-326-9167
    • e-mail
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