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V-Max

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Phibro

(Virginiamycin)

Type A Medicated Article

To be mixed in cattle feed

Active Drug Ingredient

Virginiamycin: 50%

(Contains 227 g virginiamycin activity per lb)

Inert ingredients:

Calcium carbonate, carboxymethylcellulose, mineral oil

Important: Must be diluted in feed before use

Follow Directions For Use

NADA #140-998, Approved by FDA

For use in complete feeds for cattle fed in confinement for slaughter

Directions For Use

Cattle fed in confinement for slaughter

Virginiamycin required mg/hd/day

Virginiamycin (g/tons) of complete feed (90% dry matter basis)

Improved feed efficiency

70-240

11.0-16.0

Reduction of incidence of liver abscesses

85-240

13.5-16.0

Increased rate of weight gain

100-340

16.0-22.5

V-Max Caution

Not for use in animals intended for breeding.

Mixing Directions

Type B Medicated Feeds for cattle fed in confinement for slaughter - Thoroughly mix the following amounts of V-Max Type A Medicated Article to make 1 ton of Type B Medicated Feed to provide the concentrations shown in Table 1. An intermediate blending step, consistent with the mixing equipment specifications, should be performed to ensure adequate mixing.

Table 1. Type B Medicated Feed

lb of V-Max Type A Medicated Article per ton of supplement

Virginiamycin concentration in Type B Medicated Feed (g/ton)

1.1

250

2.2

500

4.4

1,000

8.8

2,000

22.0

5,000

44.0

10,000

Type C Medicated Feed

The Type B Medicated Feed must be diluted to a Type C Medicated Feed before being fed. Prepare a Type B Medicated Feed as described above. Thoroughly mix the V-Max Type B Medicated Feed to make 1 ton of Type C Medicated Feed to provide 11.0-22.5 g of virginiamycin per ton of complete feed on a 90% dry matter basis using the examples provided in Table 2.

Table 2. Type C Medicated Feed

lb of a 500g/ton lb Type B Medicated Feed per ton of complete feed

lb of a 1,000 g/ton Type B Medicated Feed per ton of complete feed

lb of a 5,000 g/ton Type B Medicated Feed per ton of complete feed

lb of a 10,000 g/ton Type B Medicated Feed per ton of complete feed

Virginiamycin concentration in complete feed 90% dry matter basis (g/ton)

44

22

4.4

2.2

11.0

54

27

5.4

2.7

13.5

64

32

6.4

3.2

16.0

90

45

9.0

4.5

22.5

Feed continuously as sole ration

Store At Or Below 25°C (77°F), Excursions Permitted Up To 40°C (104°F)

Close container after use

Not For Human Use

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed

V-Max is a registered trademark of Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Distributed by: Phibro Animal Health Corporation, Teaneck, NJ 07666

Made in Canada.

NET CONTENTS:

 

100 lb (45.3 kg)

301-8018-07

NAC No.: 3693023.6

PHIBRO ANIMAL HEALTH CORPORATION
GLENPOINTE CENTRE EAST, 300 FRANK W. BURR BOULEVARD, SUITE #21, TEANECK, NJ, 07666
Telephone:   201-329-7300
Customer Service:   888-403-0074
Fax:   201-329-7070
Website:   www.pahc.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the V-Max 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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