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Tetra 1000 (Canada)

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Tetra 1000

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Dominion

Tetracycline Hydrochloride Soluble Powder USP

DIN 02434938

Veterinary use only

Water soluble antibiotic for chickens, turkeys, swine, calves, sheep and lambs

Tetracycline hydrochloride is an antibiotic similar to oxytetracycline and chlortetracycline in bacterial spectrum. Tetracycline is rapidly absorbed and effective in the treatment of many diseases due to gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsia, and some chlamydia.

Active Ingredient

Each gram contains 1000 mg Tetracycline HCl USP.

Tetra 1000 Indications

An antibiotic for use as an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with micro-organisms sensitive to tetracycline 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 20 L of water or 100 g of powder per 2000 L of drinking 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 25 g of powder in 4 L of water. This will medicate 500 L of drinking water.

Swine (scours and respiratory diseases) - 1 g of powder per 100 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water using a dose syringe or 1 g of powder per 8 L of drinking water or 25 g of powder 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 50 g of powder in 3 L of water. This will medicate 400 L of drinking water.

Calves (scours) - 0.25 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water or 25 g of powder per 225 L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases) - Double the above dose.

Sheep and Lambs (scours and respiratory diseases) - 0.25 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in drinking water for 4 or 5 days.

Cautions: Only medicated drinking water should be provided during the treatment period and fresh solutions should be prepared daily.

Note: 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) equals 4 g. 1 scoop (40 mL) contained herein when filled with a level quantity equals 32 g.

Storage

Store at room temperature (15-30°C). Protect from humidity.

Warnings

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use as food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug. Do not feed to laying birds. Do not use in lactating dairy cattle. Keep out of reach of children.

Dominion Veterinary Laboratories Ltd., 1199 Sanford Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3A1

Net: 500g, 2.5kg, 10kg

REV#3 - NOV18/2014

NAC No.: 1181111.0

DOMINION VETERINARY LABORATORIES LTD.
1199 SANFORD STREET, WINNIPEG, MB, R3E 3A1
Telephone:   204-589-7361
Toll-Free:   1-800-465-7122
Fax:   204-943-9612
Website:   www.domvet.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Tetra 1000 information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

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