Sara Bahgat-Eggert of Clayton, Wisconsin, was randomly selected from nearly 300 sweepstakes entries to take home the Bovine Match Sweepstakes grand prize — a $2,500 gift card from Zoetis. The online sweepstakes launched in March, encouraging cattle producers to find their perfect match in parasite control for their herd.
Bahgat-Eggert is a longtime volunteer 4-H Club leader and proud family member of the fourth-generation dairy Eggert Farms, which has operated continuously for 124 years. “Our animals are part of our family and legacy. If they don’t have a proper deworming or vaccine program, it’s like your kids — they can get sick,” Bahgat-Eggert said. “This award is a blessing. It brings tears to our eyes and frees up extra money so we can purchase additional equipment as well as make upgrades to equipment when we otherwise wouldn’t be able to.”
Through the Bovine Match Sweepstakes, contestants were invited to upload their photo to find their perfect bovine match. In addition to the grand prize presented to Bahgat-Eggert, 10 participants were awarded a $100 gift card in weekly drawings.
“Parasite control is key to overall cattle health and performance. We hope that with this sweepstakes, more producers can make the most efficacious parasite control product choices for their herd,” said Leona Ling Ferguson, cattle parasiticides and beef franchise marketing manager at Zoetis.
Dectomax® and Valbazen® from Zoetis offer time-tested parasite control options for cattlemen. To find your perfect match in parasite control, visit GetLessParasites.com.
Dectomax Injectable has a 35-day pre-slaughter withdrawal period. Dectomax Pour-On has a 45-day pre-slaughter withdrawal period. Do not use in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal. Dectomax has been developed specifically for cattle and swine. Use in dogs may result in fatalities.
Cattle must not be slaughtered within 27 days after the last treatment with Valbazen. Do not use in female dairy cattle of breeding age. Do not administer to female cattle during the first 45 days of pregnancy or for 45 days after removal of bulls.
Zoetis (NYSE: ZTS) is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 60 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, complemented by diagnostic products, genetic tests, biodevices and a range of services. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals with sales of its products in more than 100 countries. In 2017, the company generated annual revenue of $5.3 billion with approximately 9,000 employees. For more information, visit www.zoetisUS.com.