Atgard C

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Atgard C

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim

(dichlorvos)

Swine Wormer

Type A Medicated Article

For the manufacture of medicated swine feeds only.

 

By Weight

Active Ingredient

Dichlorvos

9.6%

Inactive Ingredients

Stabilized polyvinyl chloride/plasticizer resin pellet
with a coating of talc, natural carbohydrates and resin

90.4%

Total

100.0%

Description

Atgard C Is A Broad Spectrum Swine Anthelmintic In The Form Of Resin Pellets Containing The Active Ingredient Dichlorvos. The Pellets Are Covered By A Soluble Protective Coating. atgard C Is Effective Against Whipworms (trichuris Suis), Nodular Worms (oesophagostomum Spp.), Large Roundworms (ascaris Suum), And Thick Stomach Worms (ascarops Strongylina). When Fed For The Last 30 Days Of Gestation, This Product Improves Litter Production Efficiency By Increasing The Number Of Pigs Born Alive, Birth Weights, Survival To Market, And The Rate Of Weight Gain.

there Is No Pre-slaughter Withdrawal Period When Used At The Recommended Dosage Level.

Use Directions

There are a variety of dosage regimens for the administration of Atgard C in worming programs or for the improvement of litter production efficiency. Choose the program that best fits your operation and objectives.

To Deworm Swine

For the removal and control of mature, immature, and/or 4th stage larvae of the whipworm (Trichuris suis), nodular worm (Oesophagostomum spp.), large roundworm (Ascaris suum), and thick stomach worm (Ascarops strongylina) occurring in the gastrointestinal tracts of pigs, boars, open or bred gilts and sows.

Atgard C “scoop” Program (one Day - Top Dress)

Recommended dewormer dosage for swine over 70 lbs:

To deworm one open or bred gilt or sow, boar, or pig from 70 lbs to market weight, thoroughly mix one level scoop of Atgard C (use scoop provided in the 8 lb package) into the daily ration of each animal. After the allotted medicated feed has been consumed, resume feeding regular rations.

Medicated Feeds Containing 0.0384% Dichlorvos (two Day - Complete Feed)

For swine up to 70 pounds bodyweight, feed as sole ration for two consecutive days. For swine from 70 pounds to market weight, feed as sole ration at the rate of 8.4 pounds of feed per head until the medicated feed has been consumed. For boars, open or bred gilts and sows, feed as sole ration at the rate of 4.2 pounds of feed per head per day for 2 consecutive days.

In all cases, after the allotted medicated feed has been consumed, resume feeding regular rations.

Mixing And Feeding Directions

Prepare a complete feed containing 0.0384% dichlorvos (174 mg/lb) according to the following mixing chart.

Pounds of Complete Feed

Pounds of ATGARD C to be Added to Feed

500

2

1000

4

2000

8

For Swine Up To 70 Lbs Body Weight

Feed as the sole ration for 2 consecutive days. Use the following table as a guide for estimating consumption of the medicated feed:

Weight of Pigs (lbs)

Amount of Medicated Feed to be Fed in 2 Days (lbs per Pig)

30

4.0

40

5.5

50

6.5

60

7.5

70

8.4

Medicated Feeds Containing 0.0528% Dichlorvos

(one Day - Complete Feed)

For boars, open or bred gilts and sows, feed as sole ration at the rate of 6 pounds per head for one feeding.

In all cases, after the allotted medicated feed has been consumed, resume feeding regular rations.

Atgard C Can Be Mixed In Meal Or Crumble Feeds After Crumbles Have Been Manufactured. Use The Following Table As A Guide For Preparing Medicated Swine Feeds For Deworming.

deworming

Mixing Directions-complete Feeds

Pounds Complete Feed

Dichlorvos

Pounds Atgard C to be
Added Per Ton of Feed

mg/lb

%

2000

174

0.0384

8.0

2000

239

0.0528

11.0

To Improve Litter Production Efficiency

For administration to pregnant swine as an aid in improving litter production efficiency by increasing pigs born alive, birth weights, survival to market, and rate of weight gain. Treatment also removes and controls mature, immature and/or 4th stage larvae of the whipworm (Trichuris suis), nodular worm (Oesophagostomum spp.), large roundworm (Ascaris suum), and thick stomach worm (Ascarops strongylina) occurring in the gastrointestinal tract of the sow or gilt.

1. Incorporate Atgard C into gestation feed for pregnant swine containing no other drugs at the rate to provide 1000 mg dichlorvos per head per day during the last 30 days of gestation.

2. Atgard C Can Be Mixed In Meal Or Crumbled Feeds After Crumbles Have Been Manufactured. Do Not Mix In Feeds To Be Pelleted Nor With Pelleted Feed. Use The Following Table As A Guide For Preparing Medicated Swine Gestation Feeds.

to Improve Litter Production Efficiency

Mixing Directions - Complete Feeds

Pounds Complete Feed
per Head Daily

Dichlorvos in Feed

Pounds ATGARD C to be Added
per Ton of Feed

mg/lb

%

4

250

0.0552

11.5

5

200

0.0442

9.2

6

167

0.0368

7.7

Individual Rations

Each package of Atgard C (dichlorvos) Swine Wormer contains a plastic scoop. A level scoop holds 15.2 grams Atgard C (1460 mg dichlorvos), the recommended dewormer dosage for swine over 70 lbs.

To deworm one open or bred gilt or sow, boar, or pig from 70 lbs to market weight, thoroughly mix one level scoop of Atgard C into the usual daily ration of each animal. After the allotted medicated feed has been consumed, resume feeding regular rations.

This package contains sufficient Atgard C (dichlorvos) Swine Wormer to individually deworm 239 sows.

Warning

Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with skin. Atgard C is a cholinesterase inhibitor. If human or animal poisoning should occur, immediately consult a physician or a veterinarian.

Atropine is antidotal.

Store Between 0°c And 27°c (32°-81°f).

Medicated feeds containing Atgard C must bear the following statements:

Note: - Consult Your Veterinarian For Assistance In The Diagnosis, Treatment, And Control Of Parasitism.

warning

1. Do not use in any animals other than swine.

2. Do not mix in feeds to be pelleted nor with pelleted feed. (Required only on medicated feed supplements.)

3. Do not allow fowl access to this feed or to feces from treated animals.

4. Do not soak feed or feed as wet mash. Feed must be fed dry.

5. Dichlorvos is a cholinesterase inhibitor.

Do Not Use This Product In Animals Simultaneously Or Within A Few Days Before Or After Treatment With Or Exposure To Cholinesterase-inhibiting Drugs, Pesticides, Or Chemicals. If Human Or Animal Poisoning Should Occur, Immediately Consult A Physician Or A Veterinarian. Atropine Is Antidotal.

6. do Not Reuse Any Of The Containers Or Container Materials Used In Packaging (product). All Packaging Materials Must Be Destroyed After (product) Has Been Used. (required Only On Medicated Feed Supplements.)

package Sizes

code

 

8 Lbs (3.6 Kg) - 4 X 8 Lb Drum

610151

610101l-04-0305
610103l-02-0106

atgard® Is A Registered Trademark Of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

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