Pennox 50

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Pennox 50

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Durvet

OXYTETRACYCLINE

(Type A Medicated Article)

FOR USE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF MEDICATED FEEDS

Active Ingredients

Oxytetracycline (from oxytetracycline dihydrate base) equivalent to 50 grams Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride/lb.

INGREDIENTS:

Oxytetracycline, Calcium Carbonate, Roughage Products and Mineral Oil.

Directions For Use

Indications for Use

Use Levels of Oxytetracycline

lbs. of Pennox™ 50 per ton

CHICKENS

For Broiler/fryer Chickens: For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency. (Use continuously)

Warning

Do not feed to chickens producing eggs for human consumption.

10-50 g/ton

0.2-1.0

For Chickens: Control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae; control of fowl cholera caused by Pasteurella multocida sensitive to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously for 7-14 days)

Warning

Do not feed to chickens producing eggs for human consumption.

100-200 g/ton

2.0-4.0

For Chickens: Control of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and air sac infection caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Escherichia coli susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously for 7-14 days)

Warning

Zero-day withdrawal period. In low calcium feeds withdraw 3 days before slaughter. Do not feed to chickens producing eggs for human consumption.

400 g/ton

8.0

Broiler Chickens: Reduction of mortality due to air succulitis (air sac-infection) caused by Escherichia coli susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed for 5 days)

Warning

24 hour withdrawal period. In low calcium feeds withdraw 3 days before slaughter. Do not feed to chickens producing eggs for human consumption.

500 g/ton

10.0


TURKEYS

For Turkeys: Growing Turkeys: For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency. (Use continuously)

Warning

Do not feed to turkeys producing eggs for human consumption.

10-50 g/ton

0.2-1.0

For Turkeys: Control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously for 7-14 days)

Warning

Do not feed to turkeys producing eggs for human consumption.

200 g/ton

4.0

For Turkeys: Control of hexamitiasis caused by Hexamita meleagridis susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously 7-14 days)

Warning

Do not feed to turkeys producing eggs for human consumption.

100 g/ton

2.0

For Turkeys: Control of complicating bacterial organisms associated with bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis) susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously for 7-14 days)

Warning

Zero-day withdrawal period. Do not feed to turkeys producing eggs for human consumption.

25 mg/lb body weight/day


SHEEP

For Sheep: For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency. (Use continuously)

10-20 g/ton

0.20-0.4

For Sheep: Treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously 7-14 days)

Warning

5 days withdrawal at 10 mg/lb. dosage.

10 mg/lb. body weight/day


SWINE

For Swine: For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency. (Use continuously)

10-50 g/ton

0.20-1.0

For Swine: Treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella choleraesuis susceptible to oxytetracycline and treatment of bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously 7-14 days)

Feed approximately 400 g/t, varying with body weight and feed consumption to provide 10 mg/lb body weight/day

For Breeding Swine: Prevention and treatment of leptospirosis (reducing the instances of abortions and shedding of leptospirae) caused by Leptospira pomona susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously for 14 days)

Warning

Zero-day withdrawal period.

Feed approximately 400 g/t, varying with body weight and feed consumption to provide 10 mg/lb body weight/day


CALVES, BEEF CATTLE, AND NONLACTATING DAIRY CATTLE

For Calves (up to 250 lbs.): For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency. (Use continuously)

0.05-0.1 mg/lb. body weight/day

For Calves (250-400 lbs.): For an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency. (Use continuously)

25 mg/head/day

For Growing Cattle (over 400 lbs.): For an increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency and reduction of liver condemnation due to liver abscesses. (Use continuously)

75 mg/head/day

For the prevention and treatment of the early stages of the shipping fever complex. (Feed 3-5 days before and after arrival in feedlots.)

0.5-2.0 g/head/day

For Calves, Beef Cattle and Nonlactating Dairy Cattle: Treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever complex) caused by Pasteurella multocida susceptible to oxytetracycline. (Feed continuously for 7-14 days)

Warning

5 days withdrawal at 10 mg/lb. dosage. When used in milk replacers, the treatment claim (10 mg/lb) is limited to bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli only.

10 mg/lb. body weight/day


HONEY BEES

For Honey Bees: For control of American Foulbrood caused by Paenibacillus larvae, and European Foulbrood caused by Streptococcus pluton susceptible to oxytetracycline.

Warning

Remove at least 6 weeks prior to main honey flow.

(Use directions available upon request.)

200 mg/colony

Pennox 50 Caution

For use in Dry Feeds ONLY - NOT FOR USE IN LIQUID FEED SUPPLEMENTS.

NADA 138-938 APPROVED BY FDA

Restricted Drug (California)-Use Only as Directed

NOT FOR HUMAN USE

Manufactured for DURVET, INC., Blue Springs, Missouri 64014

NET WT.

NDC:

 

50 lb (22.7 kg)

30798-375-56

REV 02/06 Bag U

NAC No.: 10841243

DURVET, INC.
P.O. BOX 279, 100 S.E. MAGELLAN DRIVE, BLUE SPRINGS, MO, 64014
Telephone:   816-229-9101
Toll-Free:   800-821-5570
Fax:   816-224-3080
Website:   www.durvet.com
Email:   info@durvet.com
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