Safe-Guard Medicated Dewormer for Beef & Dairy Cattle, & Swine (0.5% Top Dress Pellets 10 lbs)

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Safe-Guard Medicated Dewormer for Beef & Dairy Cattle, & Swine (0.5% Top Dress Pellets 10 lbs)

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Intervet/Merck Animal Health

(fenbendazole)

0.5% (fenbendazole) Alfalfa-Based Pellets

ACTIVE DRUG INGREDIENT

fenbendazole

0.5% (2.27 g/lb)

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS

Crude Protein

(min.) 15%

Crude Fat

(min.) 1%

Crude Fiber

(max.) 30%

Moisture Content

(max.) 13%

Ash Content

(max.) 15%

Inert Ingredients

Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Roughage Products, Calcium Carbonate, Mineral Oil.

CONSULT YOUR VETERINARIAN FOR ASSISTANCE IN THE DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, AND CONTROL OF PARASITISM.

CATTLE: Dairy and beef cattle

For the removal and control of: Lungworms: (Dictyocaulus viviparus). Stomach worms: Barberpole worms (Haemonchus contortus), brown stomach worms (Ostertagia ostertagi), small stomach worms (Trichostrongylus axei). Intestinal worms: Hookworms (Bunostomum phlebotomum), thread-necked intestinal worms (Nematodirus helvetianus), small intestinal worms (Cooperia punctata & C. oncophora), Bankrupt worms (Trichostrongylus colubriformis), Nodular worms (Oesophagostomum radiatum).

Dairy And Beef Cattle Dosage

5 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight in a one (1) day treatment (2.27 mg fenbendazole per pound of body weight).

Examples of Feeding Rates for Safe-Guard® 0.5% (fenbendazole) Alfalfa-Based Pellets for Cattle

Body Weight (lbs)

Safe-Guard® 0.5% Pellets

200

0.2 lbs

500

0.5 lbs

1000

1.0 lbs

Feed for one (1) day. No prior withdrawal of feed or water necessary. When feed containing Safe-Guard® has been fed for 1 day according to the above rates, a total intake of 2.27 mg fenbendazole per pound of body weight is assured.

Under conditions of continued exposure to parasites, retreatment may be needed after 4-6 weeks.

Residue Warning: Cattle must not be slaughtered within 13 days following last treatment. For dairy cattle, there is no milk withdrawal period.

SWINE: Growing pigs, gilts, pregnant sows, and boars

For the removal and control of: Lungworms: (Metastrongylus apri, Metastrongylus pudendotectus). Gastrointestinal worms: Adult and larvae (L3, L4 stages, liver, lung, intestinal forms) large roundworms (Ascaris suum); nodular worms (Oesophagostomum dentatum, O. quadrispinulatum); small stomach worms (Hyostrongylus rubidus); whipworms, adult and larvae (L2, L3, L4 stages - intestinal mucosal forms, (Trichuris suis). Kidney worms: Adult and larvae (Stephanurus dentatus).

Swine Dosage

4.08 mg fenbendazole per lb body weight (9 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight) to be fed as the sole ration over a period of 3 to 12 consecutive days. Following are examples of feeding rates based on pig weight and average daily feed consumption:

Examples of Feeding Rates For Safe-Guard® 0.5% (fenbendazole) Alfalfa-Based Pellets for Swine

Pig Wt. (lbs)

Avg. Daily Feed Intake (lbs/hd/day)

Treatment Period

3 Days - 1 lb Safe-Guard® 0.5% Pellets in:

6 Days - 1 lb Safe-Guard® 0.5% Pellets in:

12 Days - 1 lb Safe-Guard® 0.5% Pellets in:

30

2.25

125 lbs of feed treats 18 pigs

250 lbs of feed treats 18 pigs

375 lbs of feed treats 18 pigs

50

3.20

105 lbs of feed treats 11 pigs

210 lbs of feed treats 11 pigs

315 lbs of feed treats 11 pigs

75

4.25

90 lbs of feed treats 7 pigs

180 lbs of feed treats 7 pigs

270 lbs of feed treats 7 pigs

100

5.30

80 lbs of feed treats 5 pigs

160 lbs of feed treats 5 pigs

240 lbs of feed treats 5 pigs

There is no pre-slaughter withdrawal period for swine as Safe-Guard® can be fed to day of slaughter.

WARNING: KEEP THIS AND ALL DRUGS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. NOT FOR USE IN HUMANS.

Distributed by: Intervet Inc., Millsboro, DE 19966

NET WEIGHT

 

10 LBS (4.54 KG)

580211-A, 580212-A, 580213-A

NAC No.: 10474701

INTERVET INC., MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH
556 MORRIS AVE., SUMMIT, NJ, 07901
Customer Service:   800-521-5767
Order Desk:   800-648-2118
Technical Service (Companion Animal):   800-224-5318
Technical Service (Livestock):   800-211-3573
Fax:   908-473-5560
Website:   www.merck-animal-health-usa.com
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