Coxistac 6% Premix (Canada)

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Coxistac 6% Premix

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Phibro

(salinomycin sodium drug premix)

FOR FEED MANUFACTURING USE ONLY

Active Ingredient

Salinomycin sodium, 60 g/kg

Coxistac 6% Premix Indications

Broiler Chickens: For use in broiler chickens as an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria acervulina, E. mitis, E. necatrix, E. maxima, E. tenella and E. brunetti.

Swine: (1) For increased rate of weight gain in growing-finishing swine fed meal or pellets. (2) For improved feed efficiency in growing-finishing swine fed pellets.

Steers: For the improvement of feed efficiency in steers fed in confinement for slaughter.

Feedlot Heifers: For improved growth rate and feed efficiency, and as an aid in suppression of estrus in heifers being fed for slaughter. Note: This claim only applies when salinomycin sodium is administered concurrently with melengestrol acetate at 0.40 mg/head/day.

Mixing Directions

Broiler Chickens: Thoroughly mix 1 kg of Coxistac 6% with 999 kg of complete feed to obtain a medicated feed with a salinomycin sodium concentration of 0.0060% (60 mg/kg). The medicated feed can be prepared in the form of meal or pellets.

Swine: Thoroughly mix 417 g of Coxistac 6% with 1000 kg of complete feed to obtain a medicated feed with a salinomycin sodium concentration of 0.0025% (25 mg/kg). To ensure proper mixing, the premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Steers and Feedlot Heifers1:

Complete Diets: Medicated complete diets (complete feeds plus roughage calculated on a 100% dry matter basis) that will provide an approximation of the recommended dosage of 100 mg of salinomycin sodium per head per day, are to be prepared as per the following table:

Weight of Steers/Heifers (kg)

Estimated Daily Dry Matter Intake (kg)

Recommended Salinomycin Sodium Diet Concentration (mg/kg)

Amount of Premix to Mix with 1000 kg of Complete Diet (g)

220 to 300

6.25

16

267

301 to 400

7.70

13

217

Over 400

9.00

11

183

To ensure proper mixing, the premix should first be diluted with grain concentrate or supplement in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend of complete diet.

Feed Supplements: Medicated feed supplements that will provide an approximation of the recommended dosage of 100 mg of salinomycin sodium per head per day, are to be prepared as per the following table:

Supplement Feeding Rate (kg/head/day)

Amount of Premix to Mix with 1000 kg of Supplement (kg)

0.5

3.33

1.0

1.67

1.5

1.11

2.0

0.83

The medicated supplement can be prepared in the form of meal or pellets. Thoroughly mix the medicated supplement in the total daily diet or in the grain portion of the ration before use. Do not feed undiluted.

1 For feedlot heifers, salinomycin sodium must be fed concurrently with melengestrol acetate. Salinomycin sodium by itself is not effective in heifers.

FEEDING DIRECTIONS:

Broiler Chickens: The medicated feed is to be fed continuously as the sole ration up to marketing.

Swine: The medicated feed is to be fed continuously as the sole ration from approximately 25 kg body weight to market weight.

Steers: The medicated feed is to be fed continuously to steers during their entire confinement period.

Feedlot Heifers: Feed the medicated feed containing melengestrol acetate and salinomycin sodium to beef heifers 220 kg and over being fed for slaughter such that each animal receiving 0.40 mg melengestrol acetate and 100 mg salinomycin sodium per head per day.

Warnings

No withdrawal period is required for chickens, swine and steers when this drug product is used according to label directions.

Feedlot heifers treated concurrently with Coxistac 6% and MGA 100 in feed must not be slaughtered for food for at least 24 hours after the latest treatment with these drugs.

Do not use in laying hens.

Operators handling the concentrated product should wear a face mask, gloves and protective clothing.

Keep out of reach of children.

Coxistac 6% Premix Cautions

Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this drug as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.

Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this drug.

Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid.

Broiler Chickens:

(1) A weight gain reduction may occur in cockerels fed this drug in the absence of coccidial exposure.

(2) Do not use this drug for the treatment of coccidiosis.

(3) Consult a veterinarian or poultry pathologist if losses exceed 0.5% in a 2-day period.

(4) Do not feed to replacement or breeding chickens.

Swine/Steers/Feedlot Heifers:

(1) Do not administer to breeding swine.

(2) Do not administer to breeding or replacement cattle, to calves below 220 kg body weight, or to lactating dairy cattle.

(3) The efficacy for improvement in feed efficiency in swine has not been established with mash feeds.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place below 30°C. Keep from freezing.

Keep bag closed when not in use.

Coxistac is a registered trademark of Phibro Animal Health Corporation.

Manufactured By: Phibro Animal Health Corporation, Glenpointe Centre East, 3rd Fl, 300 Frank W. Burr Blvd, Ste 21, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA

Distributed by: Bio Agri Mix LP, P.O. Box 399, Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0

www.bioagrimix.com

DIN 00884545

Net

 

 

25 kg

7849013

101-9020-04

NAC No.: 1180002.2

PHIBRO ANIMAL HEALTH CORPORATION
Distributed by BIO AGRI MIX LP
P.O. BOX 399, 11 ELLENS STREET, MITCHELL, ON, N0K 1N0
Telephone:   519-348-9865
Order Desk:   800-265-1763
Technical Information:   519-348-4402
Fax:   519-348-4100
Website:   www.bioagrimix.com
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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Coxistac 6% Premix information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

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