Onycin 250 (Canada)

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Onycin 250

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vétoquinol

Tetracycline HCl powder

Water Soluble Antibiotic for Chickens, Turkeys, Swine, Calves, Sheep and Lambs

DIN 00526614

Veterinary Use Only

Active Ingredient

per 100 g pouch

per 400 g pouch

Tetracycline HCl

25 g

100 g

WARNING:

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug. This product must not be used in laying birds. Do not use in lactating dairy cattle.

DESCRIPTION:

Tetracycline HCl is an antibiotic similar to oxytetracycline and chlortetracycline in bacterial spectrum. Tetracycline is rapidly absorbed and effective in the treatment of many diseases due to Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsia and some chlamydia.

INDICATIONS:

As an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with microorganisms sensitive to tetracycline HCl.

Chickens and turkeys:

Chronic respiratory disease (CRD), bluecomb, cholera, enteritis and hexamitiasis.

Swine, calves, sheep and lambs:

Enteritis (diarrhea) and respiratory diseases.

DOSAGE:

Chickens and turkeys:

400 g: Add 1 g of powder per 5 L of drinking water or 400 g (1 pouch) per 2000 L of drinking water, for 3 to 5 days.

10 kg: Add 1 g of powder per 5 L of drinking water or 100 g of powder per 500 L of drinking water, for 3 to 5 days.

For automatic proportioner:

400 g: Set the apparatus to distribute 15 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1/2 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 400 g (1 pouch) in 7.5 L of water. This will medicate 2000 L of drinking water.

10 kg: Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 100 g of powder in 4 L of water. This will medicate 500 L of drinking water.

Swine (scours and respiratory diseases):

400 g: Add in water 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe or add 2 g of powder per 4 L of drinking water or 400 g (1 pouch) per 800 L of drinking water, for 4 or 5 days.

10 kg: Add in water 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe or add 2 g of powder per 4 L of drinking water or 100 g of powder per 200 L of drinking water, for 4 or 5 days.

For automatic proportioner:

Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.).

400 g: Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 400 g (1 pouch) in 6 L of water. This will medicate 800 L of drinking water.

10 kg: Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 200 g of powder in 3 L of water. This will medicate 400 L of drinking water.

Calves (scours):

400 g: Add in water 1 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench or add 400 g (1 pouch) per 900 L of drinking water, for 3 to 5 days.

10 kg: Add in water 1 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench or add 100 g of powder per 225 L of drinking water, for 3 to 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases):

Double the above dosage.

Sheep and lambs (scours and respiratory diseases):

Add in water 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight, given as a drench every 12 hours for 4 or 5 days.

CAUTION:

Medicated drinking water should be the only water provided during the treatment period and fresh solutions should be prepared daily.

NOTE:

1 teaspoonful equals 4 g.

The measuring cup contained herein (10 kg), when filled with a level quantity provides approximately 100 g of product.

STORAGE CONDITIONS:

Store between 15 and 25°C. Protect from humidity.

Made in Canada

Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada J5T 3S5

Net

Code

 

400 g

04115

654592I

10 kg

04109

656916E

NAC No.: 12341223

VÉTOQUINOL N.-A. INC.
Commercial Division

2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
Telephone:   450-586-2252
Order Desk:   800-363-1700
Fax:   450-586-4649
Website:   www.vetoquinol.ca
Email:   info@vetoquinol.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Onycin 250 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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