Fish Farmer : 2019-06-06

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DO YOU STORE YOUR VACCINES AT THE CORRECT TEMPERATUR­E? The importance of vaccine storage is paramount for both safeguardi­ng vaccines and the efficacy once administer­ed on fish stocks. The correct storage of vaccines will have direct influence on your fish health and investment. STRIVE FOR FIVE AIM FOR 5°C. ABOVE 8°C SHORTENS SHELF LIFE. BELOW 2°C REDUCES EFFECTIVEN­ESS. FREEZING DESTROYS VACCINES. Best practice fridge tips: 1 2 PLACE A BOTTLE OF WATER MARKED ‘DO NOT DRINK’ IN THE FRIDGE TO HELP STABILISE TEMPERATUR­E HAVE A SEPARATE POWER SUPPLY FOR YOUR FRIDGE DO NOT DRINK 3 4 CHECK THE SEAL BY PLACING A TORCH INSIDE AND CLOSING THE DOOR. IF LIGHT SHINES THROUGH, THE SEAL IS FAULTY ENSURE THERE IS SPACE AROUND THE FRIDGE TO ALLOW AIR TO CIRCULATE 5 6 AVOID USING THE FRIDGE FOR OTHER ITEMS SO THAT IT’S NOT OPENED FREQUENTLY AVOID FRIDGES WITH FREEZER COMPARTMEN­TS 7 8 MONITOR MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM FRIDGE TEMPERATUR­ES DAILY DON’T PUT VACCINES AT THE BACK OF THE FRIDGE WHERE ICE CAN FORM MSD Animal Health, providing the best solutions and services in supporting profession­als directly. www.msd-animal-health-hub.co.uk/ Copyright © 2019 Intervet UK Ltd trading as MSD Animal Health. All rights reserved. GB/AQC/0219/0002

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