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WildLife Group of the SAVA Preferred darts = Pneudart or Motsumi 2cc with 1’’ barbed needle, barb trimmed for adults and 1cc with ¾ “barbed needle, barb trimmed for younger animals and smaller volumes Projectors: Excalibur and Pneudart model 389 with green charges 2. PREFERRED TRANQUILIZATION Age Azaperone mg Diazepan mg Haloperidal mg Calf 15 5im Young 20 8im Sub adult 30 10im 50 Cow 40 15im 75 Bull 50 20im 100 Acuphase mg Remarks Acuphase if translocation is more than 4 hours away or if animal is relocated to a new area 3. CHEMICAL IMMOBILIZATION Literature Etorphine mg Thianil mg Fentanyl mg 2-4 Xylazine mg Azaperone mg Other mg 10-20 Reference Novartis SA 4 - adult cow 20 or 20 mg Xylazine or 4 mg detomidine or 3 mg medetomidine Wildlife Pharmaceuticals 5 - bull 30 or 30 mg Xylazine or 5 mg detomidine or 3 mg medetomidine Wildlife Pharmaceuticals 20-40 or 100 10 mg Detomidine Or 5-6mg medetomidine Chemical and Physical Restrain of Wild Animals 3-4 cow 4-5 bull 10-15 or 100 or 10 mg Detomidine Burroughs, R.E.J 1993 2-4 20 60 NPB 20 50-100 Ebedes et al. 1998 50 50 Mike La Grange The capture care and Management of wildlife 100 Andrew A McKenzie The Capture and Care Manual 45 Andrew A McKenzie The Capture and Care Manual 5-7,or 2-3 4-6 15-20 3- cow 3-4 Bull All 3mg All 1.5 - 3 6 20 15