Bovatec 91

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Bovatec 91

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

Brand of lasalocid

Type A Medicated Article

Active Ingredient

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

Important

Handling Information - Must be thoroughly mixed in feeds before use. When mixing and handling lasalocid premix, use protective clothing, impervious gloves and a dust mask. Avoid contact with eyes. Operators should wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling.

Mixing Directions

This product should be further diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to mixing in the final feed. Do not feed undiluted.

1. Complete Feed

a. Intermediate blending: Mix 1 part of Bovatec 91 (Type A Medicated Article) with 17 parts of finely ground non-medicated feedstuffs to provide an intermediate premix containing 5 grams of lasalocid per pound.

b. Using the 5 g/lb intermediate premix, the following table would apply to the manufacture of complete feeds:

Intended lasalocid concentration in the complete feed

Add the following amounts of 5 grams per pound intermediate premix per ton of complete feed mixed:

grams/ton

mg/lb

lbs/ton

10

5

2

15

7.5

3

30*

15

6

* Maximum approved concentration for complete feeds for feedlot cattle and sheep in confinement

c. Using the 5 g/lb intermediate premix, the following table would apply to the manufacture of other complete feeds and supplements that do not require further mixing:

Daily feeding rate

Desired daily lasalocid intake

Add the following amounts of 5 grams per pound intermediate premix per ton of feed or supplement mixed:

Lasalocid will be present in the feed or supplement at the following concentrations:

lbs/head/day

mg/head/day

lbs/ton

grams/ton

1

60

24

120

200

80

400

300

120

600

2

60

12

60

200

40

200

300

60

300

3

60

8

40

200

26.7

133.5

300

40

200

2. Dry Supplement

a. Intermediate blending: Mix 1 part Bovatec 91 premix (Type A Medicated Article) with 3.5 parts of finely ground non-medicated feedstuffs to provide an intermediate premix containing 20 grams of lasalocid per pound. For example, mix one 50 lb bag of Bovatec 91 premix with 175 lbs of non-medicated feedstuffs.

b. Using the 20 g/lb intermediate premix, the following table would apply to the manufacture of dry supplements:

Intended lasalocid concentration in the supplement

Add the following amounts of 20 grams per pound intermediate premix per ton of supplement mixed:

grams/ton

mg/lb

lbs/ton

400

200

20

600

300

30

1000

500

50

1440

720

72

1600

800

80

c. Thoroughly mix supplement with sufficient non-medicated feedstuffs in accordance with the feeding rates listed in the use directions below.

3. Liquid Supplement Intended for Addition to Dry Feeds

a. Supplements with suspending agent(s) should be in a pH range of 4-8 and maintain physical stability for up to three months with a viscosity not less than 300 cps.

b. Conventional liquid supplements should be in a pH range of 4-8.

For liquid feeds stored in recirculating tank systems: Recirculate immediately prior to use for no less than 10 minutes, moving not less than 1 percent of the tank contents per minute from the bottom of the tank to the top. Recirculate daily as described even when not used.

For liquid feeds stored in mechanical, air, or other agitation-type tank systems: Agitate immediately prior to use for not less than 10 minutes, creating a turbulence at the bottom of the tank that is visible at the top. Agitate daily as described even when not used.

Use directions

Species

Dose

Indications for use

Feedlot Cattle

10-30 grams lasalocid per ton of total ration
(90% dry matter)

For improved feed efficiency in cattle being fed in confinement for slaughter, feed continuously to provide not less than 100 mg nor more than 360 mg per head per day.

25-30 grams lasalocid per ton of total ration
(90% dry matter)

For improved feed efficiency and increased rate of weight gain in cattle being fed in confinement for slaughter, feed continuously to provide not less than 250 mg nor more than 360 mg per head per day.

Pasture Cattle - slaughter, stocker, feeder, cattle, and dairy and beef replacement heifers

60-300 mg lasalocid per head/day

For increased rate of weight gain. The drug must be contained in at least 1 pound of feed and fed continuously on a daily basis.

60-300 mg lasalocid per head/ day

For increased rate of weight gain, feed continuously on a free-choice basis. (Manufacture of Type C free-choice feeds from this product requires a Medicated Feed License Application approved by FDA.)

Daily lasalocid intakes in excess of 200 mg per head per day have not been shown to be more effective than 200 mg lasalocid per head per day.

NOTE: Coccidiosis may occur when young pasture cattle are co-mingled with adult cattle passing coccidial oocysts.

Cattle

1 mg lasalocid per 2.2 lbs body weight/day

For control of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii in cattle up to 800 lbs. Hand feed continuously to provide not more than 360 mg per day.

Sheep

20-30 grams lasalocid per ton of total ration
(90% dry matter)

For prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria ovina, E. crandallis, E. ovinoidalis (E. ninakohlyakimovae), E. parva, and E. intricata in sheep maintained in confinement. Feed continuously to provide not less than 15 mg nor more than 70 mg per head per day depending on body weight.

Rabbits

113 grams lasalocid per ton of total ration

For prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria stiedae. Feed as the sole ration for up to 6 1/2 weeks of age.

Bovatec 91 Caution

Animal Safety - Do not allow horses or other equines access to premixes or supplements containing lasalocid, as ingestion may be fatal. The safety of lasalocid in unapproved species has not been established. Feeding undiluted or mixing errors resulting in excessive concentrations of lasalocid could be fatal to cattle and sheep.

Warning

A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves.

Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

NADA 96-298, Approved by FDA. Not for human use.

Marketed by Alpharma, LLC, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Trademarks registered by Alpharma, LLC

Made in USA

Net wt

 

50 LB (22.68 kg)

710342 1101

NAC No.: 10221374

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
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