biobullet

biobullet

a technique and equipment for vaccinating and treating wild animals without catching them. Consists of hollow bullets made of hydroxypropylcellulose which melts in the warmth of living tissue. Bullet discharged from a 'gun' has low impact velocity and poor penetration. The payload of each bullet is about 250 mg.
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We continue to work closely with the FDA for approval of a broad spectrum antibiotic and a prostaglandin (estrus synchronization) in biobullet form.
poultry hatcheries, where ceftiofur was being injected into eggs, an unapproved method of administration, unapproved mass dosing of animals via the water supply, and the unapproved use of biobullets, whereby a solid pellet is injected into cattle.