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Safe-Guard Premix 20% (Canada)

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Safe-Guard Premix 20%

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Manufacturer: Merck Animal Health

fenbendazole 200 mg/g drug premix

CATTLE AND SWINE DEWORMER

DIN 00617598

VETERINARY USE ONLY

CATTLE DEWORMER

Active Ingredient

Each kilogram of SAFE-GUARD PREMIX 20% contains 200 g of fenbendazole.

Safe-Guard Premix 20% Indications

For the treatment of parasitic infections due to the following internal parasites in cattle:

Lung worms: Adult and developing 4th stage larvae of Dictyocaulus viviparus.

Stomach worms: Adult and developing 4th stage larvae of Haemonchus contortus, Ostertagia ostertagi, and the adult stage of Trichostrongylus axei.

Intestinal worms: Adult and developing 4th stage larvae of Cooperia punctata, C. oncophora, C. pectinata, C. mcmasteri, Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Nematodirus helvetianus, Bunostomum phlebotomum and Oesophagostomum radiatum.

Dosage and Administration

5 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight, fed as a single dose, or divided and fed over a period of up to six days, administered as per the feeding directions below. For oral use in cattle.

MIXING AND FEEDING DIRECTIONS:

The required amount of SAFE-GUARD PREMIX 20% needed to deworm cattle is determined using the following formula:

Required amount of

SAFE-GUARD PREMIX 20% (kg)

=

Total animal weight (kg) x 5 mg/kg

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200 000 mg of fenbendazole per kg of premix

- The total dose is to be incorporated in the feed and fed over a one to six day period to beef cattle, dairy heifers and dry dairy cows, and administered to lactating dairy cattle as a single dose or divided and fed over a treatment period of 4 to 6 days.

- No prior withdrawal of feed or water is necessary.

- When the above mixing and feeding directions are followed, each animal will receive 5 mg of fenbendazole per kilogram of body weight.

5 kg of premix will deworm 200 000 kg (440 920 lb) of cattle.

NOTE:

Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents.

Must be thoroughly mixed in feeds before use.

Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasites.

Warnings

Treated cattle must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 13 days after the last treatment with this drug. No milk withholding time is required when the drug is used according to the label directions. No withdrawal period is required for swine when treated according to the label.

Keep out of reach of children.

Storage

Store in a dry place, in original container.

SUPPLY:

1 kg pail (2 x 500 g bags) and 5 kg pail.

SWINE DEWORMER

Active Ingredient

Each kilogram of SAFE-GUARD PREMIX 20% contains 200 g of fenbendazole.

Safe-Guard Premix 20% Indications

For the treatment of parasitic infections due to the following internal parasites in growing pigs, sows, gilts and boars:

Lung worms: Adult stage of Metastrongylus apri and M. pudendotectus.

Small stomach worms: Adult stage of Hyostrongylus rubidus.

Intestinal worms: Adult and developing larval stages of the roundworm Ascaris suum, the whipworm Trichuris suis and the adult stage of the nodular worm Oesophagostomum dentatum.

Dosage and Administration

9 mg of fenbendazole per kg body weight to be administered over a period of three to twelve days, administered as per the feeding directions below. For oral use in growing pigs, sows, gilts and boars.

MIXING AND FEEDING DIRECTIONS:

Thoroughly mix 125 to 500 grams of SAFE-GUARD PREMIX 20% with sufficient feed ingredients to make one tonne of complete swine feed.

Amount of SAFE-GUARD PREMIX 20% per tonne

Fenbendazole per kg of complete feed

Treatment period (days)*

500 g

100 mg

3 days

250 g

50 mg

6 days

125 g

25 mg

12 days

*Based on a daily feed intake of 3 kg per 100 kg body weight.

The resulting medicated feed may be fed as mash or pellets.

- No prior withdrawal of feed or water is necessary.

- No other medicated feed should be administered during the SAFE-GUARD PREMIX 20% medication period.

- If 3 kg per 100 kg of live body weight of the pigs treated is not sufficient to maintain the animals for 24 hours, additional non-medicated feed may be offered to appetite.

- When the above mixing and feeding directions are followed, each animal will receive 9 mg fenbendazole per kg of live body weight during the 3-12 day treatment period.

5 kg of premix will deworm 111 000 kg (244 900 lb) of swine.

NOTE:

Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents.

Must be thoroughly mixed in feeds before use.

Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasites.

Warnings

Treated cattle must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 13 days after the last treatment with this drug. No milk withholding time is required when the drug is used according to the label directions. No withdrawal period is required for swine when treated according to the label.

Keep out of reach of children.

Storage

Store in a dry place, in original container.

SUPPLY:

1 kg pail (2 x 500 g bags) and 5 kg pail.

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Version 11 March 2013

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