Terramycin Soluble Powder

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Terramycin Soluble Powder

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Pfizer Animal Health

(oxytetracycline Hcl)

A Broad-spectrum Antibiotic For Control And Treatment Of Specific Diseases In Poultry, Cattle, Swine, Sheep, And Bees.

this Packet Contains 10 Grams Of Oxytetracycline Hcl

for Oral Use Only

indications And Directions For Use

For the control and treatment of the following diseases caused by organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline:

Dosage

SWINE

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella choleraesuis

Bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida

For Breeding Swine: Leptospirosis (reducing the incidence of abortions and shedding of leptospira) caused by Leptospira pomona

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per lb of body weight daily. Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.


Calves, Beef Cattle And Non-lactating Dairy Cattle

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli

Bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever complex) caused by Pasteurella multocida

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per lb of body weight daily. Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.


Sheep

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli

Bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever complex) caused by Pasteurella multocida

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per lb of body weight daily. Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.

This packet will treat 1000 lb of swine, cattle or sheep at 10 mg/lb.


Honey Bees

For control of American Foulbrood caused by Paenibacillus larvae

200 mg/colony

Administer in 3 applications of sugar syrup or 3 dustings at 4- to 5-day intervals. Apply dust on the outer parts or ends of the frames. See Residue Warnings.

Contraindication

Dusting of uncapped brood cells has been reported to cause death of larval honey bees. Do not dust uncapped brood cells.

For the control of the following poultry diseases caused by organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline: Add the following amount to 2 gallons of stock solution when proportioner is set to meter at the rate of 1 ounce per gallon.

Chickens

Dosage

Packs/2 Gallons
stock Solution

Infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae

200-400 mg/gal

5-10

Chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and air sac infection caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Escherichia coli

400-800 mg/gal

10-20

Fowl cholera caused by Pasteurella multocida

400-800 mg/gal

10-20


Turkeys

Hexamitiasis caused by Hexamita meleagridis

200-400 mg/gal

5-10

Infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae

400 mg/gal

10

Growing Turkeys - Complicating bacterial organisms associated with bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis)

25 mg/lb body weight daily

Varies with age & water consumption (1 packet will treat 400 lb of turkeys)

Medicate continuously at the first clinical signs of disease and continue for 7-14 consecutive days. If improvement is not noted within 24-48 hours, consult a poultry diagnostic laboratory or poultry pathologist to determine diagnosis and advice on dosage. See Residue Warnings.

Precaution

Use as sole source of oxytetracycline. Prepare fresh solutions every 24 hours.

Special Note: The concentration of drug required in medicated water must be adequate to compensate for variation in the age of the animal, feed consumption rate and the environmental temperature and humidity, each of which affects water consumption.

For Use In Drinking Water Only. Not For Use In Liquid Feed Supplements.

Residue Warnings

Do not administer to turkeys, cattle or sheep within 5 days of slaughter. Zero-day slaughter withdrawal in swine. Do not administer to chickens or turkeys producing eggs for human consumption. Do not administer this product with milk or milk replacers. Administer 1 hour before or 2 hours after feeding milk or milk replacers. For honey bees, the drug should be fed early in the spring or fall and consumed by the bees before main honey flow begins to avoid contamination of production honey. Remove at least 6 weeks prior to main honey flow.

Recommended Storage

STORE BELOW 25°C (77°F)

For Animal Use Only

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Restricted Drug(s) (California), Not For Human Use, Use Only As Directed.

NADA #8-622, Approved by FDA

Net Weight: 6.4 Oz (181.4 G)

Distributed by: Pfizer Animal Health, Div. of Pfizer Inc, NY, NY 10017

7917000

01-2358-35-5

Made in U.S.A.

Nac No.

36900292
PFIZER INC.
PFIZER ANIMAL HEALTH

235 E. 42ND ST., NEW YORK, NY, 10017
Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   800-733-5500 and 800-793-0596
Veterinary Medical Investigations & Product Support:   800-366-5288
Technical Services (USA):   800-366-5288
Website:   http://pfizerah.com
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