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Oxytetracycline HCl

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Oxytetracycline HCl

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Durvet

SOLUBLE POWDER

A broad spectrum ANTIBIOTIC

For control and treatment of specific diseases in poultry, cattle, sheep, swine and honey bees.

This packet contains 10 grams of oxytetracycline HCl

For oral use in poultry, cattle, sheep, swine and honey bees.

FOR USE IN DRINKING WATER ONLY

NOT FOR USE IN LIQUID FEED SUPPLEMENTS

NOT FOR USE IN HUMANS

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed

ANADA 200-146, Approved by FDA

INDICATIONS AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

For the control of the following poultry diseases caused by organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline: Add the following amount to two gallons of stock solution when proportioner is set to meter at the rate of one ounce per gallon.

CHICKENS

DOSAGE

PACKETS/2 GALLONS STOCK SOLUTION

Infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae.

200-400 mg/gal

5-10

Chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and air sac infection caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Escherichia coli.

400-800 mg/gal

10-20

Fowl cholera caused by Pasteurella multocida.

400-800 mg/gal

10-20

TURKEYS

Hexamitiasis caused by Hexamita meleagridis.

200-400 mg/gal

5-10

Infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae.

400 mg/gal

10

Growing Turkeys - Complicating bacterial organisms associated with bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis).

25 mg/lb body weight daily

varies with age & water consumption (1 packet will treat 400 pounds of turkeys.)

Medicate continuously at the first clinical signs of disease and continue for 7 to 14 consecutive days. If improvement is not noted within 24-48 hours, consult a poultry diagnostic laboratory or poultry pathologist to determine diagnosis and advice on dosage. See Residue Warnings.

For the control and treatment of the following diseases caused by organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline:

SWINE

DOSAGE

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella choleraesuis.

Bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida.

For Breeding Swine: Leptospirosis (reducing the incidence of abortions and shedding of leptospira) caused by Leptospira pomona.

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per pound of body weight daily.

Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.

CALVES, BEEF CATTLE AND NON-LACTATING DAIRY CATTLE

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli.

Bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever complex) caused by Pasteurella multocida.

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per pound of body weight daily.

Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.

SHEEP

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli.

Bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever complex) caused by Pasteurella multocida.

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per pound of body weight daily.

Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.

This packet will treat 1,000 pounds of swine, cattle, or sheep at 10 mg/pound.

HONEY BEES

For control of American Foulbrood caused by Paenibacillus larvae, and European Foulbrood caused by Streptococcus pluton susceptible to Oxytetracycline.

200 mg/colony

Administer in 3 applications of sugar syrup or 3 dustings at 4 to 5 day intervals. Apply dust on the outer parts or ends of the frames.

See Residue Warnings.

CONTRAINDICATION: Dusting of uncapped brood cells has been reported to cause death of larval honey bees. Do not dust uncapped brood cells.

PRECAUTION: Use as sole source of oxytetracycline. Prepare fresh solutions every 24 hours.

Special 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 temperature and humidity, each of which affects water consumption.

RESIDUE WARNINGS: Do not administer to turkeys, cattle or sheep within 5 days of slaughter. Zero-day slaughter withdrawal in swine. Do not administer to chickens or turkeys producing eggs for human consumption. Do not administer this product with milk or milk replacers. Administer 1 hour before or 2 hours after feeding milk or milk replacers. A milk discard period has not been established for this product in lactating dairy cattle. Do not use in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older. For honey bees, the drug should be fed early in the spring or fall and consumed by the bees before main honey flow begins to avoid contamination of production honey. Remove at least 6 weeks prior to main honey flow.

STORAGE: Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F), excursions permitted between 15°C and 30°C (between 59°F and 86°F).

Distributed by Peak Marketing, LLC, PO Box, 279, Blue Springs, MO 64013

MADE IN THE USA

NET WEIGHT:

NDC

Product No.

 

181.5 g (6.4 oz)

30798-845-27

1TET048

8TET047 Rev. 01/16

ISS16X801

CPN: 1084349.1

DURVET, INC.
P.O. BOX 279, 100 S.E. MAGELLAN DRIVE, BLUE SPRINGS, MO, 64014
Telephone:   816-229-9101
Toll-Free:   800-821-5570
Fax:   816-224-3080
Website:   www.durvet.com
Email:   info@durvet.com
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