Avatec

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Avatec

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

Lasalocid Sodium

Type A Medicated Article

(medicated premix)

Coccidiocidal

Active Drug Ingredient

Each pound contains 90.7 g (20%) of lasalocid sodium activity in a carrier suitable for incorporation in feed.

For use in the manufacture of medicated feeds only

For the prevention of coccidiosis in

Target Species:

Caused by:

Broiler or Fryer Chickens:

Eimeria tenella, E. necatrix, E. acervulina, E. brunetti, E. mivati, and E. maxima

Growing Turkeys:

E. meleagrimitis, E. gallopavonis, E. adenoeides

Rabbits:

Eimeria stiedae

Chukar Partridges:

Eimeria legionensis

Directions For Use

Broiler, Fryer Chickens And Growing Turkeys

Use Avatec® continuously in the feed to provide from 68 g per ton (0.0075%) to 113 g per ton (0.0125%) lasalocid sodium concentration. The dosage range allows adjustment of drug level to severity of exposure. The higher levels are indicated for severe exposure. Consult a poultry disease diagnostician for advice regarding the optimal level of drug.

Rabbits

Use Avatec® continuously in the feed for rabbits up to 6 1/2 weeks of age to provide 113 g per ton (0.0125%) lasalocid sodium concentration.

Chukar Partridges

Use Avatec® continuously in the feed for young birds up to 8 weeks of age to provide 113 g per ton (0.0125%) lasalocid sodium concentration.

Mixing Directions

Thoroughly mix the following amounts of Avatec® to make one ton of feed to provide from 68 g per ton (0.0075%) to 113 g per ton (0.0125%) lasalocid sodium concentration. When adding less than one pound of premix per ton of feed, it is recommended that the premix first be mixed with a small amount of feed (10-25 lbs.) prior to incorporation into the final feed.

Dosage for use in target species

Concentration % in Feed

Lasalocid grams/ton

lbs Avatec® per ton feed

Broiler, Fryer Chickens and Growing Turkeys

0.0075%

68

3/4

0.0100%

90.7

1

0.01125%

102

1 1/8

Broiler, Fryer Chickens, Growing Turkeys, Rabbits, Chukar Partridges

0.0125%

113

1 1/4

Warning

When mixing and handling lasalocid premix, use protective clothing, impervious gloves and a dust mask. Avoid contact with eyes. Operators should wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.

Note: In addition to label statements of identity, ingredients and directions for use, labeling of feeds containing Avatec® must contain the following statements:

FOR BROILER OR FRYER CHICKENS ONLY and/or

FOR GROWING TURKEYS ONLY and/or

FOR CHUKAR PARTRIDGES (UP TO EIGHT WEEKS OF AGE) ONLY and/or

FOR RABBITS (UP TO SIX AND ONE HALF WEEKS OF AGE) ONLY

Additionally, all feed labeling must state:

FEED CONTINUOUSLY AS THE SOLE RATION

NADA 96-298, Approved by FDA

Marketed by Alpharma, LLC, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Made in USA

Trademarks registered by Alpharma, LLC

Net wt

 

50 LB (22.68 kg)

710309 1101

NAC No.: 10220137

ZOETIS INC.
333 PORTAGE STREET, KALAMAZOO, MI, 49007
Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   800-733-5500 and 800-793-0596
Veterinary Medical Investigations & Product Support:   800-366-5288
Technical Services (USA):   800-366-5288
Website:   www.zoetis.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Avatec information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2014 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2014-07-28

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