Sheep, goats and camelids make up a uniquely diverse industry producing meat, milk and fiber from sheep, goats, alpacas and llamas, Neogen understands these animals require specialized products for lambing, kidding, hoof care, shearing, vaccinating and drenching to keep animals healthy and productive. Neogen animal safety products have a long history in sheep and goat production and are time tested, proven and trusted by commercial producers, veterinarians, small farmers and hobbyist.
Neogen’s Ideal® Instruments line of products include instruments for castrating, tail docking, dehorning or disbudding, foot trimming, hand shearing, bottle feeding, marking, drenching and vaccinating. Neogen’s needles and syringes are developed specifically for the animal health industry with metal inserts to increase needle strength and reduce breakage and precision-ground tips that stay sharper longer.
Bio-security concerns are ever increasing on the farm and Neogen can help you prevent the introduction and spread of diseases. It takes only one animal or a visitor to introduce a contagious disease and Neogen’s cleaners, disinfectants and disposable biosecurity apparel help you to protect your flock or herd.
From disposable plastic boots to high quality polyurethane regular and steel toed boots that are easy to clean and disinfect, Neogen has the foot ware to strengthen your bio security program. Polyurethane boots are 40% lighter than rubber or PVC and last 3-4 times longer.
Neogen provides nipples for feeding orphaned lambs and kids, from the slip on gum rubber nipples to screw on Prichard Style Nipple that mimics the shape and texture of the “real thing”. Have a group of bottle lambs? Neogen’s Lamb Bucket holds 8 liters and feeds three orphans at a time.
Neogen’s line of castration instruments are designed to help producers and veterinarians handle animals safely and easily. Neogen offers a variety of castration tools to castrate lambs and kids with everything from elastrators and castrator bands, to bloodless burdizzo type emasculatones and emasculators. We also offer scalpel blades and handles in our castration kits, as well as Newberry castrating knives for those who prefer surgical castration methods.
Flock and herd bio-security is important to preventing diseases in your flock or herd. Whether returning from a show or introducing new genetics, proper cleaning and disinfection of trailers, barns and equipment can help you maintain healthy and productive animals. Neogen offers a broad range of disinfectants that are formulated to provide the highest quality chemistries and broadest efficacy. Neogen’s EPA approved disinfectants kill all major pathogens of concern including bacteria, fungi and viruses and have broad germicidal capabilities to remove infectious agents such as avian influenza, foot and mouth disease, aspergillus fumigatus and PRRS. Neogen can assist you with step-by-step procedures to properly clean and disinfect all types of surfaces contaminated with organic matter, biofilms and serum content.
Disbudding or dehorning goats can help prevent injury to owners and other animals and can eliminate the danger that occurs from goats getting their horns stuck in fences. Neogen offers a variety of solutions for safe and effective dehorning including Barnes-type dehorners, electric dehorners and dehorning paste.
Neogen gloves are available in vinyl, latex, and the ever-popular nitrile styles. These gloves provide superior protection, durability and sensitivity at an affordable price. Most gloves have a fully textured palm and fingers, allowing a strong grip for both wet and dry applications.
For hand shearing and blocking of sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas, Neogen carries the finest hand shears made of hardened and tempered steel designed for user comfort and long lasting sharpness.
Trimming hooves of sheep and goats or toenails of alpacas and llamas is often a necessity to maintain soundness or to treat foot rot and other problems. Neogen offers super-sharp foot rot shears made by Burgon & Ball that have non-stick coated, high carbon-steel blades to retain the sharpest edge. Whether you are a professional hoof trimmer, farrier, producer or hobby farmer, you can find what you need in Neogen’s hoof and leg care product line-up.
Neogen offers a complete line of insect control solutions for residential and commercial settings including solutions for sheep, goats, alpacas and llamas. Flying and crawling insects can contaminate food and feed, spread disease and decrease productivity through stress. With the trusted and proven products under the brand names of Prozap, Catchmaster and Rockwell, Neogen has solutions to fit your needs and increase your bottom line. Prozap’s Screw Worm and Ear Tick Aerosol spray is great for use during castration and docking to prevent fly –strike and controlling ticks and flies on superficial wounds. It also contains a dye that allows the user to easily identify complete coverage and treated animals.
Neogen offers a large range of needles that fulfill the many needs of livestock producers. Neogen’s livestock needles are ultra-sharp, durable and dependable. The patented D3™ Detectable needle is a leader when it comes to meat industry safety, with its thick stainless steel wall that is 100% detectable in metal detection systems post processing. In addition, the premium stainless steel offers great durability for a re-usable needle. Neogen also offers a disposable hypodermic needle line, which are color-coded to indicate gauge for easy identification following ISO standards. Commonly used as vaccination needles, they are offered with polyproplene and aluminum hubs.
When working with livestock, rodents will not be far away. Areas of feed, water and even dry places will attract mice and rats. Why would such a small creature be a concern to the sheep and goat producers? Rodents are known to carry and spread diseases, consume large amounts of feed and water, and cause major structural damage to equipment and buildings.
Neogen’s line of syringes offers a broad spectrum of solutions to the animal health industry. From disposable syringes used in one-time settings, to durable syringes built to last in the most rigorous animal production environments, Neogen has a variety of syringes available for any job.
Ideal’s disposable syringes are made specifically for the animal health industry. Ideal® syringes feature a clear polypropylene barrel and large easy to read graduations to help minimize dosing errors. The combos offer ultra-sharp needles and are ISO color coded to indicate gauge for easy identification.
Neogen’s exquisite line of drench and pour-on applicators includes the Prima Tech® line that has been trusted for many years. From drenching applications in sheep and goats and insecticide pour-ons, to delivering antibiotics and medication, we have your applicator and drencher needs covered.
From simple scratches and lacerations to deep abscesses and surgical incisions, wounds are inevitable with sheep, goats and camelids. Providing timely and proper wound care is essential for quick recovery. Neogen provides a complete line of wound care products for animals for easy and proper wound maintenance. Neogen’s products include topical antiseptics, FDA approved antibacterial ointments, anticoagulants and aluminum spray bandages.