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Oxy Tetra Forte (Canada)

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Oxy Tetra Forte

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Dominion

Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride 220 mg/g

Veterinary use only

An Antibiotic for Swine, Cattle & Poultry

DIN 00546712

Description

Oxy Tetra Forte is a soluble antibiotic powder for Swine, Cattle and Poultry. Each 400 grams of powder contains 88 grams of oxytetracycline hydrochloride. This is the same as 220 mg/g, or 1000 mg (1 gram) per teaspoon.

Oxy Tetra Forte Indications

Oxy Tetra Forte is indicated as an aid in the prevention or treatment of specific diseases caused by organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline hydrochloride.

Directions For Use

To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Oxy Tetra Forte may be used in 3 different ways:

1) As a Drench - for individual treatment.

2) In Water - for entire herd or flock.

3) In Feed - sprinkled on or mixed.

Note: Fresh solutions should be prepared daily. It is also important to ensure adequate fluid intake, as amounts are based on average daily intakes. This also applies to feeds, where adequate intake in needed to ensure proper dosing.

Swine

Scours - For treatment use 1/2 teaspoon per 45 kg bodyweight in 2 1/4 kg feed or 4.5 L of water. Treat for 4 - 5 days. In case of newborn pigs, mix 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon per 30 mL water and give 1 teaspoon of this mixture twice daily for 3 days. Prevention levels should be half those for treatment.

Respiratory Diseases - For treatment use 1 teaspoon per 45 kg bodyweight or 4.5 L water and give for 4 - 5 days.

Leptospirosis - Mix 1 1/2 teaspoons per 4.5 L water and give continuously, as an aid in reducing urinary shedding of leptospiral organisms, reducing incidence of abortion, increasing survival, and weaning of healthier pigs.

Cattle & Calves

Scours - For treatment use 1/2 teaspoon per 45 kg in 60 - 90 mL water or milk as a drench. For herds use 1/4 teaspoon per 4.5 L water, treat for 4 - 5 days. For prevention use half the treatment level.

Respiratory Diseases - For treatment or prevention use 1/2 - 1 teaspoon per 45 kg of bodyweight in drinking water or in 60 - 90 mL water or milk as a drench. For herds, use 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon per 4.5 L drinking water.

Chickens & Turkeys

Chronic Respiratory Disease - Use 1/4 teaspoon per 4.5 L drinking water or 2 1/4 kg feed and administer from onset until a few days after symptoms disappear.

Blue Comb - For treatment give 1/2 teaspoon per 4.5 L drinking water or 2 1/4 kg feed for 5 days or until a few days after symptoms disappear. For prevention use half the treatment level.

Synovitis - Mix 1/2 teaspoon per 4.5 L drinking water or 2 1/4 kg feed.

Active Ingredients

Each 400 grams of Oxy Tetra Forte contains 88 grams of oxytetracycline hydrochloride in a soluble base. This is the same as 220 mg/g or approximately 1000 mg (1 gram) per teaspoon.

Warnings

Milk taken from treated cattle within 60 hours after the latest treatment with this drug must not be used in food. Eggs taken from treated birds within 5 days after the latest treatment must not be used in food. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days for poultry, and 10 days for swine and cattle after the latest treatment with this drug. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

Water & Feed Consumption Table

This table is designed to give approximate consumption levels in order to determine the amount of Oxy Tetra Forte powder required. Care must be taken to ensure adequate intake. The amounts below are for approximate daily intake for feed and water.

For Automatic Medicators

Prepare a stock solution by mixing 400 grams Oxy Tetra Forte with 4 Litres of water. Each ounce of this stock will deliver 1/2 teaspoon of Oxy Tetra Forte.

ANIMAL

FEED

WATER

Swine

Under 9 Kg

200 g

600 mL

9 Kg

700 g

1.1 - 2.3 L

27 Kg

1.4 Kg

2.3 - 3.4 L

45 Kg

2.5 Kg

3.4 - 4.5 L

90 Kg

3.4 Kg

4.5 L

Cattle

160 Kg

0.5 - 4.5 Kg

4.5 - 22 L

227 Kg

2.0 - 6.4 Kg

9 - 27 L

340 Kg

up to 8.6 Kg

45 - 67 L

454 Kg

up to 9.5 Kg

90 plus L

Chickens

/100 birds

2 weeks

2 Kg

4.5 - 5.7 L

1 month

4 Kg

6.8 - 9.0 L

2 months

7 Kg

13.5 - 15.75 L

3 months

9 Kg

18 - 22 L

Turkeys

/100 birds

1 week

700 g

4.5 L

1 month

4.5 Kg

15.75 L

2 months

11 Kg

33.75 L

4 months

22 Kg

76.5 L

6 months

30.5 Kg

76.5 L

*** 1 teaspoon per 4.5 L = 400 grams per 4000 Litres

*** 2 teaspoons per 4.5 L = 400 grams per 2000 Litres

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

1-800-465-7122 - www.domvet.com

Net Contents: 400 g, 10 Kg

CPN: 1181041.3

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 Oxy Tetra Forte 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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