Simcro™️ VS Injector designed from the ground up for compliance and safety

In response to the key compliance and safety challenges that pig producers were facing globally, Datamars – an innovative and quality leader in animal and farm management, developed the Simcro™️ VS Injector.

Working in conjunction with industry, Datamars conducted extensive market research and feedback was obtained from a range of industry stakeholders including swine producers, veterinarians, vaccination crews, safety managers, and industry bodies in the United States, Europe and Australia.

Once the concepts were finalised, extensive on-farm field trials were conducted in the United States, Australia and New Zealand to assess functionality and performance.

“The Simcro™️ VS Injector meets producers’ requirements for compliance and safety – with state-of-the-art features allowing producers and veterinarians to administer animal health vaccines and treatments with optimum operator safety, treatment efficacy and ease of use” Andrew Jackson Datamars Commercial General Manager UK and Ireland explains.

The VS injector can be matched to on-farm treatment protocols with accurate, in-built fixed dose volumes and coloured identification bands. The interchangeable needle guard minimises accidental needle stick injuries for operator safety and reduces the chance of needle breakage. With biosecurity being paramount, the entire injector can be boiled or disinfected to comply with on-farm hygiene regimes.

The VS injector also incorporates an optional, specially developed, interchangeable Ink Stamp marking system. By creating a visible mark around the injection site, the Ink Stamp allows vaccination crews to visibly identify treated animals – and managers to maximise animal welfare and treatment efficacy, by checking the injection has been administered in the correct location.

As a durable and modular system, configurable as either a Tube Fed or Bottle Mount injector, the VS Injector has been ergonomically designed to be a balanced and efficient device that can be used comfortably over extended periods of time.

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About Datamars Livestock

A business division of Datamars, Datamars Livestock is a global leader in animal identification products, farm infrastructure products, animal performance and monitoring and animal health delivery products. Datamars Livestock includes globally recognised brands Tru-Test, Speedrite, PEL, Hayes, TagFaster, Z Tags, NJ Phillips and Simcro.

This combination enables animal health, precision livestock management and improved protein production. All of this is underpinned by a cloud software solution, which connects farmers with information about their livestock, bolstering their intuition and enabling them to make precise, informed decisions.

In the UK market, Datamars Agri UK (DMUK) acquired QuickTag, Roxan and Symtag and facilitate the tagging of several million animals each year and supply the UK Agri trade from supply and distribution centre in Selkirk in the Scottish Borders and Craven Arms in Shropshire.

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A revolutionary vertical chamber design of the Simcro VS provides an extremely well balanced fixed dose injector so high volumes of animals can be treated quickly and accurately without user fatigue. The modular design allows for interchangeable bottle mount or tube fed options as well as needle guard on non-needle guard. Four sizes cover most treatment requirements for swine, cattle and sheep.



For more information please contact:

Peter Stoker, Marketing Communication Manager / AHDS UK Product Manager

Office: 01750 724 110 Direct Line: 07487 552 250