Aureomycin 220 G (Canada)

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Aureomycin 220 G

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Manufacturer: Zoetis

GRANULAR

CHLORTETRACYCLINE MEDICATED PREMIX

DIN 02242693

For Feed Manufacturing Use Only

ACTIVE INGREDIENT:

Chlortetracycline calcium complex equivalent to chlortetracycline hydrochloride 220 g per kg (22%).

WARNING:

1. Do not administer to lactating dairy cattle.

2. Do not exceed 110 g per tonne of complete feed in rations fed to laying hens.

3. Treated swine, chickens and turkeys must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with this drug.

4. Treated cattle and calves must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug.

5. Treated lambs must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 4 days after the latest treatment with this drug.

AUREOMYCIN® 220 g (contains 220 grams chlortetracycline hydrochloride activity per kg)

MIXING INSTRUCTIONS FOR MANUFACTURE OF FEED

To obtain

221 mg/kg (g/tonne)2

55 mg/kg (g/tonne)

110 mg/kg (g/tonne)

220 mg/kg (g/tonne)

440 mg/kg (g/tonne)

880 mg/kg (g/tonne)

1100 mg/kg (g/tonne)

Add

100 g

250 g

500 g

1 kg

2 kg

4 kg

5 kg

1. mg/kg = g/tonne of feed

2. grams per metric tonne (1000kg) of feed

BEEF CATTLE SUPPLEMENTS

70 mg per head per day. Add 320 g AUREOMYCIN® 220 G per tonne of supplement and feed at 1 Kg per head per day.

Aureomycin 220 G Indications For Use & Directions

BROILER, LAYER AND REPLACEMENT CHICKENS AND TURKEYS

1. Claim: As an aid in stimulating growth rate and improving feed efficiency.

Level of Drug: 5.5 mg/kg (0.00055%) of the complete feed.

2. Claim: As an aid in stimulating appetite and maintaining weight gains during periods of stress caused by moving, debeaking, vaccination or extreme temperature changes.

Level of Drug: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration. In case of vaccination, feed for 8-10 days immediately following vaccination. For other stress conditions, feed for at least 5 days.

3. Claim: As an aid in stimulating appetite and maintaining weight gains when birds are expected to be exposed to mild attacks of CRD and non-specific enteritis.

Level of Drug: 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration during periods when birds are expected to be exposed to these infections.

4. Claim: As an aid in stimulating appetite and maintaining weight gains, egg production, hatchability, eggshell quality and feed efficiency in the presence of CRD and increasing egg productions, hatchability and feed efficiency, following decreases in these caused by CRD.

Level of Drug: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration from the onset of symptoms of CRD, for at least one month or until a few days after symptoms disappear.

5. Claim: As an aid in stimulating appetite, maintaining weight gains, egg production, hatchability, eggshell quality and feed efficiency in the presence of CRD and while under stress caused by moving, debeaking, vaccination or extreme temperature changes.

Level of Drug: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration from the onset of symptoms of CRD for at least one month or until a few days after symptoms disappear.

6. Claim: As an aid in stimulating appetite and maintaining weight gains in the presence of non-specific enteritis.

Level of Drug: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration from the onset of symptoms for at least one month or until a few days after symptoms disappear.

BROILER CHICKENS AND TURKEY

1. Claim: As an aid in stimulating appetite and maintaining weight gains in the presence of CRD, and as an aid in stimulating and maintaining weight gains during periods of stress.

Level of Drug: 220 mg/kg (0.022%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration from the onset of CRD, for at least 5 days or until a few days after the symptoms have disappeared.

TURKEYS

1. Claim: As an aid in the prevention of Hexamitiasis. (This disease is not common in Canada. This product may be used on those farms having a history of this condition.)

Level of Drug: 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for as long as birds are expected to be exposed to infection.

2. Claim: As an aid in treatment of Hexamitiasis. (This disease is not common in Canada.)

Level of Drug: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration when symptoms appear and continue for a few days after symptoms disappear.

3. Claim: As an aid in the prevention of synovitis and infectious sinusitis.

Level of Drug: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for as long as birds are expected to be exposed to the infection.

4. As an aid in treatment of synovitis.

Level of Drug: 220 mg/kg (0.022%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration when symptoms appear and continue for at least 2 weeks after symptoms disappear.

LAMBS

1. Claim: As an aid in stimulating growth rate and improving feed efficiency.

Level of Drug: 11 mg/kg (0.0011%) of the complete feed.

2. Claim: As an aid in reduction of losses due to Enterotoxemia in feedlot lambs.

Level of Drug: 22 mg/kg (0.0022%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration while lambs are in feedlot.

SWINE

1. Claim: As an aid in stimulating growth rate and improving feed efficiency.

Level of Drug: 5.5 mg/kg (0.00055%) of the complete feed.

2. Claim: As an aid in prevention of bacterial enteritis (scours, bacterial diarrhea).

Level of Drug: 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration during the period of early growth up to 32 kg body weight.

Note: Pre-starter and starter feeds to be fed up to and including 6 weeks of age should contain 220 mg/kg (0.022%) of chlortetracycline hydrochloride.

3. Claim: As an aid in the treatment of bacterial enteritis (scours, bacterial diarrhea).

Level of Drug: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration following the appearance of symptoms and until 3 days after symptoms disappear.

Note:

a) Labels must show this statement: Pigs off feed should be given individual treatment.

b) Pre-starter and starter feeds to be fed up to and including 6 weeks of age, are required to contain 220 mg/kg (0.022%) chlortetracycline hydrochloride.

4. Claim: As an aid in the prevention of porcine proliferative enteropathy (ileitis) caused by Lawsonia intracellularis sensitive to chlortetracycline HCl.

Level of Drug: Level in the feed such that each animal will receive 22 mg/kg of body weight per day.

Directions: Feed this medication as the sole ration for 14 days.

Note: Feed levels of this medication will vary according to feed intake and body weight. The appropriate feed level can be calculated as follows:

Feed level (mg/kg) = 22 mg/kg Body weight X Body weight (kg) / Average Daily Feed Intake (kg)

The table below provides additional guidance.

FEED LEVELS (mg chlortetracycline/kg of Feed)

ADFI1 (kg)

Bodyweight (kg)

5 kg

25 kg

50 kg

75 kg

100 kg

120 kg

250 kg

0.25

440

2200

-

-

-

-

-

0.50

220

1100

2200

3300

-

-

-

1.00

-

550

1100

1650

2200

2640

-

1.50

-

367

733

1100

1467

1760

-

2.00

-

275

550

825

1100

1320

-

2.50

-

-

440

660

880

1056

-

3.00

-

-

367

550

733

880

1833

4.00

-

-

275

413

550

660

1375

1 ADFI = Average Daily Feed Intake (kg/day)

5. Claim: As an aid in maintaining weight gains in the presence of atrophic rhinitis.

Level of Drug: 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration as long as symptoms of atrophic rhinitis persist.

Note:

a) The label must show this statement:

This medicated feed has no effect on the organism causing atrophic rhinitis.

b) Not acceptable for pre-starter feeds.

6. Claim: As an aid in maintaining weight gains and stimulating appetite during periods of stress caused by moving, vaccination, temperature changes and castration.

Level of Drug: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration during periods of stress and until 10 days after the stress condition has been eliminated.

BEEF CATTLE AND NON-LACTATING DAIRY CATTLE

1. Claim: As an aid in the prevention of foot rot.

Level of Drug: Level in the feed such that each animal will receive 0.22 mg/kg of body weight per day or 70 mg per head per day.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously during the period animals are exposed to this disease.

CALVES up to 136 kg

1. Claim: As an aid in stimulating growth rate and improving feed efficiency.

Level of Drug: 11 mg/kg (0.0011%) of the complete feed.

2. Claim: As an aid in the prevention of bacterial diarrhea in calves.

Level of Drug: 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) of the complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed continuously during periods of early growth.

CALVES (Milk replacers)

1. Claim: As an aid in prevention of bacterial diarrhea in calves.

Level of Drug: 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) of milk replacer powder.

MINK

1. Claim: As an aid in stimulating growth rate and improving feed efficiency.

Level of Drug: 27 mg/kg (0.0027%) of the complete feed.

Storage

Keep in a dry place at room temperature.

ALPHARMA, Animal Health Division, Alpharma Canada Corporation, 2000 Argentia Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 1W1.

®Reg. Trademark of Alpharma Inc.

NET WEIGHT

PRODUCT CODE:

 

25 KG

700118

Rev.Nov10/06

NAC No.: 1198475.0

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