Ractopamine 100 (Canada)This page contains information on Ractopamine 100 for veterinary use.
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- Ractopamine 100 Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Ractopamine 100
- Direction and dosage information for Ractopamine 100
Ractopamine 100This treatment applies to the following species:
(Ractopamine HCl Medicated Premix)
FOR USE IN CONFINED CATTLE FEEDS ONLY
Ractopamine 100 Indications
For increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency and increased carcass leanness in confined cattle greater than 400 kg, when fed during the last 28 to 42 days prior to slaughter.
Recommended dosage of ractopamine hydrochloride:
● 10-30 ppm in final feed for increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency
● 20-30 ppm in final feed for improved carcass leanness
Must be thoroughly mixed into feeds before use. Do not feed undiluted.
Thoroughly mix 100 to 300 grams of RACTOPAMINE 100 in 1000 kg of complete beef feed (100% dry matter basis) to provide from 10 to 30 ppm ractopamine hydrochloride per tonne of feed. To insure adequate mixing, an intermediate blending step should be performed prior to manufacturing a complete feed.
NOTE: RACTOPAMINE 100 should not be used in liquid feed supplements for further blending into complete beef feed.
Feed continuously as the sole ration to finishing cattle greater than 400 kg for 28 to 42 days prior to slaughter.
Do not use in liquid feed supplements for further blending into complete beef feed. The stability of this drug in liquid feed supplements has not been evaluated.
No withdrawal period is required in cattle when treated according to the label.
Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
Do not use in lactating dairy cattle.
When mixing and handling RACTOPAMINE 100, use protective clothing, impervious gloves, and a dust mask. Operators should wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. If accidental eye contact occurs, immediately rinse eyes thoroughly with water.
The active ingredient in RACTOPAMINE 100 is ractopamine hydrochloride. Ractopamine hydrochloride is a beta-adrenergic agonist. Individuals with cardiovascular disease should exercise special caution to avoid exposure.
Keep out of reach of children.
Not for use in humans.
Store at or below 25°C.
NET CONTENTS 10 KG
Manufactured in Canada by Bio Agri Mix LP, P.O. Box 399, Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0
P.O. BOX 399, 11 ELLENS STREET, MITCHELL, ON, N0K 1N0
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