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BMD 30

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BMD 30

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

Bacitracin Methylene Disalicylate

Type A Medicated Article

Antibacterial

For supplementing rations of swine, chickens, turkeys, pheasants, quail and feedlot beef cattle

Active Drug Ingredient

Each pound contains feed grade bacitracin methylene disalicylate equivalent to 30 grams bacitracin (Master Standard).

Composition

A dried precipitated fermentation product obtained by culturing B. licheniformis Tracy on media adapted for microbiological production of bacitracin; calcium carbonate.

For manufacturing medicated poultry and livestock feeds only

Mixing Directions

Prepare an intermediate premix containing 5 grams per pound by mixing 1.0 lb of BMD 30 with 5.0 lbs of soybean meal or ground corn. Then add 0.8 to 50 lbs of intermediate premix per ton of finished feed.

Species

Grams bacitracin per ton of feed

Indications for Use

Growing/ finishing swine

10 - 30

For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

250

For control of swine dysentery (bloody scours) associated with Treponema hyodysenteriae in pigs up to 250 lbs body weight. Feed 250 grams per ton of complete feed on premises with a history of swine dysentery, but where signs of the disease have not yet occurred or following an approved treatment of the disease condition.

The 250 g/ton level will provide 5 to 7 mg/lb in swine weighing 40 to 250 lbs.

BMD 30 Caution

Diagnosis should be confirmed by a veterinarian when results are not satisfactory. Feed containing an approved level of bacitracin methylene disalicylate should be the sole ration.

Pregnant sows

250

For control of clostridial enteritis caused by C. perfringens in suckling piglets when fed to sows from 14 days before through 21 days after farrowing on premises with a history of clostridial scours.

BMD 30 Caution

Diagnosis should be confirmed by a veterinarian when results are not satisfactory. Feed containing an approved level of bacitracin methylene disalicylate should be the sole ration.

Broiler and replacement chickens

4 - 50

For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

50

As an aid in prevention of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp. or other organisms susceptible to bacitracin methylene disalicylate.

100 - 200

As an aid in control of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp. or other organisms susceptible to bacitracin methylene disalicylate.

BMD 30 Caution

To control a necrotic enteritis outbreak, start medication at the first clinical signs of disease. The dosage range permitted provides for different levels based on severity of the infection. Consult a poultry diagnostic laboratory or pathologist to determine the diagnosis and advice regarding the optimal level of drug. Administer continuously for 5 - 7 days or as long as clinical signs persist, and then reduce medication to prevention level (50 g/ton).

Laying hens

10 - 25

For increased egg production and improved feed efficiency during the first seven months of production.

Growing turkeys

4 - 50

For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

200

As an aid in control of transmissible enteritis in growing turkeys complicated by organisms susceptible to bacitracin methylene disalicylate.

Pheasants

4 - 50

For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

Quail

5 - 20

For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency in quail not over 5 weeks of age.

200

For prevention of ulcerative enteritis in growing quail due to Clostridium colinum susceptible to bacitracin methylene disalicylate. Feed continuously as the sole ration.

Feedlot beef cattle

mg/head/day

 

70
(continuously)

For reduction in the number of liver condemnations due to abscesses in feedlot beef cattle.

250
(5 days in 30)

For reduction in the number of liver condemnations due to abscesses in feedlot beef cattle.

Note: Where minimum levels are shown, increase the antibiotic concentration within approved range when necessary to fit the feeding program, and to ensure adequate levels of antibiotic in the complete ration.

Restricted Drug (California) - Use only as directed.

For Use in Animals Only.

For Use in Dry Feeds Only.

Not for Use in Liquid Medicated Feeds.

NADA 46-592, Approved by FDA

Marketed by Alpharma, LLC, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Trademarks registered by Alpharma, LLC

Net wt

 

50 LB (22.68 kg)

099313 1007

NAC No.: 10220167

ZOETIS INC.
333 PORTAGE STREET, KALAMAZOO, MI, 49007
Telephone:   269-833-4000
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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the BMD 30 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.

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