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Deccox-L

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Deccox-L

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

Medicated

Decoquinate

Type B Medicated Feed Cattle Supplement

For the prevention of coccidiosis in ruminating and non-ruminating calves (including veal calves) and cattle caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii.

Active Ingredient

Decoquinate

0.50% (2271 mg/lb)

Inactive Ingredients

Lactose

91.67%

Other (corn meal, soybean oil, lecithin and silicon dioxide)

7.83%

Must be mixed with other ingredients before feeding.

Do not use in feeds containing bentonite.

Directions For Use

Cattle

Each pound of supplement contains 2271 mg of decoquinate. Before feeding mix with feed at the rate of 1 part supplement with 9 parts feed as in the following table:

lbs Supplement

lbs Feed

Total lbs Mixture

Decoquinate mg/lb

10

90

100

227

50

450

500

227

100

900

1000

227

200

1800

2000

227

The resulting mixture should then be top dressed or mixed into the daily ration at a rate of 1/10 lb per 100 lbs of body weight - to provide 22.7 mg decoquinate/100 lbs of body weight (0.5 mg/kg) - daily, as in the table below:

lbs Animal Weight

lbs of Mixture per Head per Day

Total lbs Daily for 100 Head

200

0.2

20

400

0.4

40

600

0.6

60

800

0.8

80

1000

1.0

100

Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard. Coccidiostats are not indicated for use in adult animals due to continuous exposure.

Warning

Do not feed to cows producing milk for food

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place. Keep bag tightly closed.

Marketed by Alpharma, LLC, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Trademarks registered by Alpharma, LLC

Net wt

 

50 LB (22.68 kg)

800308 1008

NAC No.: 10220326

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 Deccox-L 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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