ChlorMax 50

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ChlorMax 50

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

Chlortetracycline

Type A Medicated Article

Antibacterial

Active drug ingredient

Chlortetracycline (as hydrochloride)

50 g/lb

Inert Ingredients

Roughage products, silicon dioxide, mineral oil

For use in manufacturing medicated feed only

Indications for use

Chlortetracycline
mg / lb body wt / day

Cattle

Calves (up to 250 lbs, in milk replacers or starter feeds): For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

0.1

Beef cattle (over 700 lbs): Control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Withdraw 48 hours prior to slaughter.

0.5

Calves, beef and non-lactating dairy cattle: Treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Treat for not more than 5 days.

Withdraw 24 hours prior to slaughter.

10

Swine

Control of porcine proliferative enteropathies (ileitis) caused by Lawsonia intracellularis susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella choleraesuis and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline. (Note: This dose is equivalent to 400 grams per ton, depending on feed consumption and body weight).

Feed for not more than 14 days.

10

Turkeys: Control of complicating bacterial organisms associated with bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis) susceptible to chlortetracycline. Feed continuously for 7 to 14 days.

25


Indications for use

mg / head / day

Cattle

Calves (250 - 400 lbs): For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

25 - 70

Growing cattle (over 400 lbs): For an increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency and reduction of liver condemnation due to liver abscesses.

70

Beef cattle: For the control of bacterial pneumonia associated with shipping fever complex caused by Pasteurella spp. susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Withdraw 48 hours prior to slaughter.

350

Beef cattle (under 700 lbs): Control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Withdraw 48 hours prior to slaughter.

350

Sheep

Breeding sheep: Reducing the incidence of (vibrionic) abortion caused by Campylobacter fetus infection susceptible to chlortetracycline.

80


Indications for use

In complete feed
Chlortetracycline g
/ ton

Chickens

For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

10 - 50

Control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae susceptible to chlortetracycline. Feed continuously for 7 to 14 days.

100 - 200

Control of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and air sac infection caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Escherichia coli susceptible to chlortetracycline. Feed continuously for 7 to 14 days.

200 - 400

Reduction of mortality due to Escherichia coli infections susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Feed for 5 days.

Withdraw 24 hours prior to slaughter.

500

Turkeys

Growing turkeys: For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

10 - 50

Control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Feed continuously for 7 to 14 days.

200

Control of hexamitiasis caused by Hexamita meleagridis susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Feed continuously for 7 to 14 days.

400

Turkey poults not over 4 weeks of age: Reduction of mortality due to paratyphoid caused by Salmonella typhimurium susceptible to chlortetracycline

400

Swine

Growing swine: For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

10 - 50

Reducing the incidence of cervical lymphadenitis (jowl abscesses) caused by Group E Streptococci susceptible to chlortetracycline.

50 - 100

Breeding swine: Control of leptospirosis (reducing the incidence of abortion and shedding of leptospirae) caused by Leptospira pomona susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Feed continuously for not more than 14 days.

400

Sheep

Growing sheep: For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.

20 - 50

Mixing Directions

For use in manufacture of complete feeds, mix thoroughly as follows:

Chlortetracycline, g/ton

ChlorMax 50, lb/ton

10 - 50

0.2 - 1

20 - 50

0.4 - 1

50 - 100

1 - 2

100 - 200

2 - 4

200 - 400

4 - 8

500

10

For use in manufacture of feed supplements to be fed at a rate of 1 lb per head per day, mix thoroughly as follows:

mg/lb body wt/day

If animal wt = 1000 lbs

ChlorMax 50 lb/ton supplement

0.5

500 mg

20

5.0

5,000 mg

200

ChlorMax 50 Caution

For control and treatment of diseases caused by organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline as indicated. Observe the limitations of use and withdrawal periods as indicated.

Warning

Do not feed to chickens or turkeys producing eggs for human consumption.

A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

Storage

Keep container tightly closed to prevent contamination or moisture pick-up.

For Use in Dry Feeds Only.

Not for Use in Liquid Medicated Feeds.

Restricted Drug (California) - Use only as directed. Not for human use.

NADA 46-699, Approved by FDA

Marketed by Alpharma, LLC, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Trademarks registered by Alpharma, LLC

Net wt

 

50 LB (22.68 kg)

700302 1006

NAC No.: 10220267

ZOETIS INC.
333 PORTAGE STREET, KALAMAZOO, MI, 49007
Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   800-733-5500 and 800-793-0596
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Website:   www.zoetis.com
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