Determining your implant strategy
Few beef management practices are more cost-effective or offer a higher return on investment than properly used growth promoting implants.
Implants play an important role in the cattle industry. They have proven their value to individual producers as well.
A well-planned and properly introduced implant program can:
Studies have shown that there are a number of factors to consider when selecting the right implant(s) to help you meet your production goals. These factors include:
If you have any questions regarding Revalor® or
Ralgro® implants, or if you require further guidance, please contact your
veterinarian, or your Merck Animal Health representative.
Proper storage and handling of implants are critical to achieving optimal weights and decreasing losses at slaughter.
The guidelines below apply to all Merck Animal Health cattle implants.
1. Restrain the animal.
2. Locate the implanting site.
3. Deposit the implant between the skin and cartilage of the back of the ear.
4. Squeeze the applicator trigger.
REVALOR® is a registered trademark of Intervet International B.V. Used under
RALGRO® is a registered trademark of Intervet Inc. Used under license.