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Ractopamine 4 (Canada)

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Ractopamine 4

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Company: Bio Agri Mix

DIN 02472090

(Ractopamine Hydrochloride Premix)

FOR USE IN CONFINED CATTLE FEEDS ONLY

Active Ingredient

Ractopamine HCl

4.0 g/kg

INDICATION: 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.

DOSAGE: 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

IMPORTANT: Must be thoroughly mixed into feeds before use. Do not feed undiluted.

MIXING DIRECTIONS: Thoroughly mix 2.5 to 7.5 kg of RACTOPAMINE 4 Premix in 1000 kg of complete beef feed (100% dry matter basis) to provide from 10 to 30 ppm ractopamine hydrochloride per tonne of feed. An intermediate blending step should be performed to ensure adequate mixing when the required amount of premix is less than 5 kg per tonne (1000 kg) of complete feed.

Dosage

Qty of RACTOPAMINE 4 per 1000 kg (1 tonne) of cattle feed as 100% dry matter

Qty (kg) of RACTOPAMINE 4 / tonne

Bags of RACTOPAMINE 4 / tonne

10 ppm

2.5 kg

1/2

20 ppm

5.0 kg

1

30 ppm

7.5 kg

1 1/2

NOTE: RACTOPAMINE 4 should not be used in liquid feed supplements for further blending into complete beef feed.

FEEDING DIRECTIONS: Feed continuously as the sole ration to finishing cattle greater than 400 kg for 28 to 42 days prior to slaughter.

CAUTIONS: 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.

Warnings

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 4 Premix, 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 4 Premix 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.

Storage

Store at or below 25°C.

Manufactured in Canada by Bio Agri Mix LP, P.O. Box 399, Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0

NET CONTENTS

 

5.0 KG

9517-00, FEB/18

10.0 KG

9526-00, JUL/18

CPN: 1161045.1

BIO AGRI MIX LP
P.O. BOX 399, 11 ELLENS STREET, MITCHELL, ON, N0K 1N0
Telephone:   519-348-9865
Order Desk:   800-265-1763
Technical Information:   519-348-4402
Fax:   519-348-4100
Website:   www.bioagrimix.com
Email:   info@bioagrimix.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Ractopamine 4 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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