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Deccox 6% Premix (Canada)

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Deccox 6% Premix

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

DIN 00867349

Veterinary Use Only

For Feed Manufacturing Use Only

Active Ingredient

Each kg contains 60 grams of decoquinate

Cattle

Deccox 6% Premix Indications

As an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii in non-ruminating and ruminating calves and cattle.

Direction For Use

The recommended use level is 0.5 mg of decoquinate per kg of body weight (25 grams of decoquinate per metric tonne of feed), to be administered daily.

Mixing Directions

Use 417 grams of Deccox 6% Premix per metric tonne of complete cattle feed. Ensure thorough dispersion of Deccox 6% Premix throughout the feed.

For inclusion in a supplement which is to be fed at a rate of 500 grams per head per day, use Deccox 6% Premix as shown below. To calculate the inclusion rate for Deccox 6% Premix for other weights of cattle or other feeding rates of supplement, use the ratios in the following table.

Supplement to be fed at a rate of 500 g/head/day

Body Weight

Deccox 6% Premix per tonne

100 kg

1.7 kg

200 kg

3.3 kg

300 kg

5.0 kg

When fed at a rate of 500 grams per head per day, the above medicated supplement will deliver 0.5 mg/kg of body weight/day to the treated animal.

Feeding Directions

Feed for at least 28 days when coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

Deccox 6% Premix Cautions

Do not use this drug for the treatment of outbreaks of coccidiosis.

Warnings

No withdrawal period is required when Deccox 6% is used according to the label.

Do not use in lactating dairy cows producing milk for human consumption.

Keep out of reach of children.

Sheep

Deccox 6% Premix Indications

As an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by pathogenic Eimeria spp. in lambs fed in confinement.

Direction For Use

Lambs: The recommended use level is 0.5 mg of decoquinate per kg of body weight.

Mixing Directions

Depending on feed intake level, use 1.67 or 3.34 kg per metric tonne of complete feed to result in a daily dose level of 0.5 mg of decoquinate per kg body weight. Ensure thorough dispersion of Deccox 6% Premix throughout the feed.

Lamb Daily feeding rate (g feed intake / kg BW)

Rate of inclusion of Deccox 6% premix in feed

Decoquinate level in feed (g/tonne)

50 g /10 kg

1.67 kg / tonne

100

25 g /10 kg

3.34 kg / tonne

200

Feeding Directions

Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure, or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

Deccox 6% Premix Cautions

This product should only be used in lambs infected, or likely to become infected, with Eimeria spp. The use of the product will maintain normal growth under conditions of coccidial challenge but does not improve growth of healthy lambs. Efficacy of decoquinate treatment during clinical outbreaks of coccidiosis in lambs has not been demonstrated.

Warnings

No withdrawal period is required when Deccox 6% is used according to the label.

Do not use in lactating ewes producing milk for human consumption.

Keep out of reach of children.

Broiler Chickens

Deccox 6% Premix Indications

As an aid in the prevention of caecal and intestinal coccidiosis caused by Eimeria tenella, E. necatrix, E. acervulina, E. brunetti, E. maxima and E. mivati in broiler chickens.

Direction For Use

The recommended use level is 0.003% (30 grams of decoquinate per metric tonne of feed).

Mixing Directions

Use 500 grams of Deccox 6% Premix per metric tonne of complete broiler feed. Ensure thorough dispersion of Deccox 6% Premix throughout the feed.

Feeding Directions

Feed medicated Starter, Grower and Finisher feeds as sole ration from day-old to slaughter.

Cautions

1. Do not use this drug for the treatment of outbreaks of coccidiosis.

2. Consult a veterinarian or poultry pathologist if mortality exceeds 0.5% in a 2 day period.

Warnings

No withdrawal period is required when Deccox 6% is used according to the label.

Do not use in laying birds producing eggs for human consumption.

Keep out of reach of children.

Storage

Store in a dry place at room temperature.

LOT See sticker on bottom of bag

EXP. See sticker on bottom of bag

Zoetis is a trademark and Deccox is a registered trademark of Zoetis or its licensors, used under license by Zoetis Canada Inc.

Zoetis Canada Inc., Kirkland QC H9H 4M7

Net

 

25 kg

800103-78-1

50013700

CPN: 1198478.2

ZOETIS CANADA INC.
16,740 TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, KIRKLAND, QC, H9H 4M7
Order Desk:   800-663-8888
Technical Services Canada:   800-461-0917
Technical Services USA:   800-366-5288
Website:   www.zoetis.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Deccox 6% Premix 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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