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The Time Capsule®

Product Description

The Time Capsule is a consistent release bolus, allowing a daily dose of zinc to be released into the rumen to protect animals against Facial Eczema for 4 weeks in cattle* and 6 weeks in sheep. It leaves no residue, is safe, cost effective and easy to use.

*For cattle: repeat dose at 4 weekly intervals while facial eczema risk is high or at 5 week intervals if risk is low.
One dose = 4 – 6 weeks protection against Facial Eczema

Why Use The Time Capsule®

  • Consistent dissolving zinc bolus, using zinc oxide for facial eczema (FE prevention).
  • Made, tested and proven in New Zealand.
  • The bolus leaves no residue, is safe, cost effective and easy to us.
  • Approved double bolus application for cattle up to 800kg liveweight.

Withholding Period

  • Meat: Nil
  • Milk: Nil

Ingredients

Zinc Oxide

Safety Information

Regulatory Information

Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, Nos A6275, A7600, A7763, A7931, A9006, and A10875.
For registration details, see www.foodsafety.govt.nz

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0800 100 123

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Product Sizes available

  • Bulk

Delivery Options

  • Freight to farm
  • Ravensdown pickup point

Important Information

  • BENEFITS

    • Stock are ensured of a consistent daily dose of zinc with no reliance on consistent water intakes to get adequate zinc protection.
    • Requires one bolus per animal that releases a consistent daily dose of zinc oxide to protect animals against FE for up to 4 weeks in cattle and 6 weeks in sheep. 
    • Reliable, easy to use product that has been used by farmers for over 20 years.
  • APPLICATION & PACKAGING

    Bolus size

    Zinc oxide

    Liveweight

    Units/box

    Lambs 43g 20-40kg 48
    Adult Sheep 67g 40-70kg 36
    Cattle
    90-130kg
    63g 90-130kg 36
    Cattle
    130-175kg
    98g 130-175kg 24
    Cattle
    175-250kg
    143g 175-250kg 18
    Cattle
    250-400kg
    232g 250-400kg 12
    Cattle
    400-600kg
    365g 400-600kg 8

    For larger cattle two Time Capsules can be used in combination to provide protection for larger weight ranges as follows:

    2x 250-400kgs capsules for 500-800kg cattle

    Both product and packaging are 100% biodegradable.

     

  • PACKAGING

    130-175kg cattle - 24 per box

    400-600kg cattle - 8 per box

    250-400kg cattle - 12 per box

    175-250kg cattle - 18 per box

    25-40kg lamb - 48 per box

    40-70kg sheep - 36 per box

    Both product and packaging are 100% biodegradable.

  • STORAGE

    Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. Do not refrigerate or freeze. 

  • SHELF LIFE

    6 years from date of manufacture.

  • IMPORTANT NOTES

    • Zinc can be toxic if given at higher than recommended rates for the prevention of facial eczema and/or for prolonged periods of time.
    • The copper, selenium and calcium status of animals should be assessed at the completion of zinc treatment.
    • DO NOT use at times other than the facial eczema risk period.
    • DO NOT use damaged capsules.