Tetracycline 250 (Canada)

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Tetracycline 250

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vétoquinol

Water Soluble Antibiotic Powder for Chickens, Turkeys, Swine, Calves, Sheep and Lambs

DIN 00527777

Veterinary Use Only

Active Ingredient

per 100 g

per 400 g

Tetracycline HCl, USP (eq. to 250 mg/g)

25 g

100 g

Warning

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug. This product must not be used in laying birds and lactating dairy cattle.

Description

Tetracycline HCl 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.

Tetracycline 250 Indications

As an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with microorganisms sensitive to tetracycline HCl.

Chickens and turkeys: Chronic respiratory disease (CRD), bluecomb, cholera, enteritis and hexamitiasis.

Swine, calves, sheep and lambs: Enteritis (diarrhea) and respiratory diseases.

Dosage

Chickens and turkeys:

400 g - Dissolve 1 g of powder in 5 L or 400 g (1 pouch) in 2000 L of drinking water, for 3 to 5 days.

10 kg - Dissolve 1 g of powder in 5 L or 100 g of powder in 500 L of drinking water, for 3 to 5 days.

For automatic proportioner:

400 g - Set the apparatus to distribute 15 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1/2 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 400 g (1 pouch) in 7.5 L of water. This will medicate 2000 L of drinking water.

10 kg - Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 100 g of powder in 3.8 L of water. This will medicate 500 L of drinking water.

Swine (scours and respiratory diseases):

400 g - Dissolve 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe or 2 g of powder in 4 L or 400 g (1 pouch) in 800 L of drinking water for 4 or 5 days.

10 kg - Dissolve 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe or 2 g of powder in 4 L or 100 g of powder in 200 L of drinking water for 4 or 5 days.

For automatic proportioner:

400 g - Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 400 g (1 pouch) in 6 L of water. This will medicate 800 L of drinking water.

10 kg - Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 200 g of powder in 3 L of water. This will medicate 400 L of drinking water.

Calves (scours):

400 g - Dissolve 1 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water or 400 g (1 pouch) in 900 L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days.

10 kg - Dissolve 1 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water or 100 g of powder in 225 L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases): Double the above dosage.

Sheep and lambs (scours and respiratory diseases): Dissolve 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water for 4 or 5 days.

Tetracycline 250 Caution

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

Note

1 teaspoonful equals 4 g.

The measuring cup contained herein (10 kg), when filled with a level quantity, provides approximately 100 g of product.

Storage Conditions

Store between 15°C and 25°C. Protect from light and humidity.

Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, Qc, Canada J5T 3S5

Made in Canada

Net

Code

 

400 g

04519

654536Q

10 kg

04516

656921M

NAC No.: 12342375

VÉTOQUINOL N.-A. INC.
Commercial Division

2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
Telephone:   450-586-2252
Order Desk:   800-363-1700
Fax:   450-586-4649
Website:   www.vetoquinol.ca
Email:   info@vetoquinol.ca
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