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This page contains information on Deccox-M for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Deccox-M Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Deccox-M
  • Direction and dosage information for Deccox-M


This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis


Medicated Powder for Whole Milk

To be added to whole milk for the prevention of coccidiosis in ruminating and non-ruminating calves, including veal calves caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii.

Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

Active Ingredient


(3632 mg/lb) 0.8%

Inactive Ingredients



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


Directions For Use


Feed at the rate of 22.7 mg per 100 lb (0.5 mg per kg) body weight daily for at least 28 days.

Mixing Directions - Individual Animal

Prepare fresh daily as shown below.

1/2 teaspoon per 60 lb body weight

1 teaspoon per 120 lb body weight

1 1/2 teaspoons per 180 lb body weight

One level measuring teaspoon contains 28 mg of decoquinate.


Completely stir daily dose of decoquinate powder into whole milk. Feed entire portion immediately.

Mixing Directions - Continuous Agitation

Mix Deccox-M into the total amount of whole milk (0.5 to 1.5 gallon per calf daily) needed for the number of calves to be fed, using level measuring cups, teaspoons (tsp) or tablespoons (TBS). Prepare fresh daily and feed each calf an equal portion of the total amount of medicated whole milk prepared as shown below.

If Average Calf Weight (lbs) is:

Amount* of Deccox-M for

5 Calves

10 Calves

20 Calves

40 Calves

80 Calves


1 tbs

2 tbs

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

1 cup


4 tsp

8 tsp

1/3 cup

2/3 cup

1 1/3 cups


2 tbs

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

1 cup

2 cups


8 tsp

1/3 cup

2/3 cup

1 1/3 cups

2 2/3 cups

*This is a measurement of volume not weight (do not convert to ounces).


Stir or agitate continuously.

Feed immediately in containers for individual animals only.

Do not use in bulk feeding containers (i.e., Calf-Bars).

Failure to properly mix and feed this product may result in underdosing or overdosing of some animals due to settling out of the drug.

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

NADA 141-060, Approved by FDA.

Marketed by Alpharma, LLC, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Trademarks registered by Alpharma, LLC

Net wt


5 LB (2.27 kg)

800310 0904

50 LB (22.68 kg)

800309 1101

NAC No.: 3690452.0

Telephone:   269-359-4414
Customer Service:   888-963-8471
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Deccox-M 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.

Copyright © 2015 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2015-04-03