Oxy 250 (Canada)This page contains information on Oxy 250 for veterinary use.
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- Oxy 250 Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Oxy 250
- Direction and dosage information for Oxy 250
Oxy 250This treatment applies to the following species:
Soluble Antibiotic for Chickens, Turkeys, Swine, Calves, Sheep and Lambs
VETERINARY USE ONLY
Package sizes 100 g/10 kg
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Each gram contains 250 mg Oxytetracycline HCl USP.
Oxytetracycline HCl is an antibiotic similar to tetracycline and chlortetracycline in bacterial spectrum. Oxytetracycline is rapidly absorbed and effective in the treatment of many diseases due to gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsia, and some chlamydia.
Oxy 250 Indications
As an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with micro-organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline HCl.
Chickens and Turkeys - C.R.D., bluecomb, cholera, enteritis and hexamitiasis.
Swine, Calves, Sheep and Lambs - Enteritis (diarrhea) and respiratory diseases.
Dosage & Administration:
Chickens and Turkeys - 1 g of powder per 5 L of drinking water or 100 g per 500 L of water for 3 to 5 days.
For automatic proportioner: Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 100 g in 3.8 L of water. This will medicate 500 L of drinking water.
Swine - 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe or 2 g of powder per 4 L of drinking water or 100 g 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.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 200 g in 3 L of water. This will medicate 400 L of drinking water.
Calves (scours) - 1 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water or 100 g per 225 L of water for 3 to 5 days.
Calves (respiratory diseases) - Double the above dose.
Sheep and Lambs - 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water for 4 to 5 days.
Only medicated drinking water should be provided during the treatment period and fresh solutions should be prepared daily. 1 teaspoon (5 mL) equals 4 g.
Store in a dry, cool place below 23°C.
Treated animals and birds must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days for chickens and turkeys; 10 days for swine, calves and lambs after the latest treatment with this drug. Do not feed to laying birds. Do not use in lactating dairy animals.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Medprodex Inc., 11 Ellens Street, P.O. Box 399, Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0
Distributed by Bio Agri Mix LP, PO Box 399 Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0
NAC No.: 12200105
Distributed by BIO AGRI MIX LP
P.O. BOX 399, 11 ELLENS STREET, MITCHELL, ON, N0K 1N0
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