Antibiotic injection containing penicillin, used to treat bacterial infections in cattle

  • Cattle
  • AMR Class Green
    AMR Class Green
  • NZ Made
    NZ Made
  • Antibiotic

Bovipen™ is an antibiotic injection containing procaine penicillin. It’s used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections in cattle e.g. clostridial infections.

  • Cattle species-specific injectable penicillin.
  • Easy administration.
  • Convenient plastic pillow packs.


  • 16 ml per 400 kg bodyweight in the upper neck, by intramuscular or subcutaneous injection.
  • Administer the selected dose once only with no repeats as a prophylactic treatment (in the absence of clinical symptoms), otherwise administer the selected dose daily for 3 days.


It is an offence for users of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL in the Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds.

  • Milk: One dose - 48 hours (4 milkings), two doses – 60 hours (5 milkings), three or more doses – 72 hours (6 milkings).
  • Meat: 10 days


Available in 200 ml plastic pillow packs.


This product is classified as green under Antibiotic Judicious Use Guidelines for the New Zealand Veterinary Profession. Green light antimicrobials are for ­first line therapy under therapeutic conditions. Visit and talk to your Vet to learn more. Please use antibiotics responsibly.

To learn more about Bovipen™, download the Product Profile below and talk to your Vet.

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Bovipen™ is a Restricted Veterinary Medicine. Available only under Veterinary Authorisation. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, No. A7186.

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