Tetravet-CA

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Tetravet-ca

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Alpharma

(oxytetracycline Hydrochloride)

Antibiotic

This packet contains 648 grams of oxytetracycline hydrochloride and will make:

3240 gallons (12,265 liters) containing 200 mg oxytetracycline hydrochloride per gallon

1620 gallons (6,132 liters) containing 400 mg oxytetracycline hydrochloride per gallon

810 gallons (3,066 liters) containing 800 mg oxytetracycline hydrochloride per gallon

This packet will treat 64,800 pounds of swine.

This packet will treat 25,920 lbs of turkey at 25 mg/lbs body weight.

Mixing Directions For Water Medication

Turkeys - Swine

Disease

Treatment Level

Gallons Stock/pack

Turkeys

Control of hexamitiasis caused by Hexamita meleagridis, susceptible to oxytetracycline.

200 - 400 mg

25.3 - 12.6

Control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae, susceptible to oxytetracycline.

400 mg

12.6

GROWING TURKEYS - Control of complicating bacterial organisms associated with bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis), susceptible to oxytetracycline.

25 mg/lb body weight

Varies with age & water consumption

Swine

FOR THE CONTROL AND TREATMENT OF THE FOLLOWING DISEASES IN SWINE -

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella choleraesuis, susceptible to oxytetracycline. Bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida, susceptible to oxytetracycline.

FOR BREEDING SWINE: Leptospirosis (reducing the incidence of abortions and shedding of leptospira) caused by Leptospira pomona, susceptible to oxytetracycline.

10 mg/lb body weight

Varies with age & water consumption

Use Directions

Mix fresh solutions daily. Use as the sole source of drinking water. Do not mix this product directly with milk or milk replacers. Administer 1 hour before or 2 hours after feeding milk or milk replacers. Consult a poultry diagnostic laboratory or poultry pathologist for diagnosis and advice on dosage for turkeys. As a generalization, 100 turkeys will drink 1 gallon of water per day for each week of age. Administer up to 5 days to swine and 7 to 14 days for turkeys.

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 temperatures and humidity, each of which affects water consumption.

Tetravet-CA Caution

Use as sole source of oxytetracycline. Not to be used for more than 5 consecutive days in swine or 14 consecutive days in turkeys.

Warning - Do Not Feed To Birds Producing Eggs For Human Consumption.

Recommended Packet Storage Conditions

Store below 77° F (25° C)

For Use In Drinking Water Only

Not For Use In Liquid Feed Supplements

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Not For Human Consumption

For Animal Use Only

Hazardous Remedy

Restricted Drug (California) - Use only as directed.

NADA #130-435, Approved by FDA

Tetravet-CA is a trademark of Alpharma Inc.

ALPHARMA and the Alpharma Logo are registered trademarks of Alpharma Inc.

Alpharma Inc., Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Net Weight

 

3.91 lbs (1772 g)

2203BF 0904

Nac No.

10221322
ALPHARMA, LLC
Animal Health

400 CROSSING BLVD., BRIDGEWATER, NJ, 08807
Switchboard:   908-429-6000
Toll-Free:   800-834-6470
Website:   www.alpharma.com
Email:   sandy.flick@alpharma.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Tetravet-CA information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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