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Safe-Guard Premix 20% (Canada)

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Safe-Guard Premix 20%

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Intervet/Schering-Plough

Fenbendazole

Parasiticide-Oral

CATTLE and SWINE DEWORMER

DIN 00617598

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

Each kg of SAFE-GUARD™ (fenbendazole) medicated premix contains 200 grams (20%) of fenbendazole activity.

Safe-Guard Premix 20% Indications

For the treatment of parasitic infection due to the following internal parasites:

Cattle: Lungworms: Adult and developing 4th stage larvae Dictyocaulus viviparus.

Stomach worms: Adult and developing 4th stage larvae of Haemonchus contortus, Ostertagia ostertagi and the adult stage of Trichostrongylus axei.

Intestinal worms: Adult and developing 4th stage larvae of Cooperia punctata, C. oncophora, C. pectinata, C. mcmasteri, Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Nematodirus helvetianus, Bunostomum phlebotomum, Oesophagostomum radiatum.

Swine: Gastrointestinal worms: Mature and immature large roundworm (Ascaris suum); nodular worms (Oesophagostomum dentatum); mature and immature whipworm (Trichuris suis) and small stomach worm (Hyostrongylus rubidus).

Lungworms: (Metastrongylus apri), (M. pudendotectus).

DOSAGE:

Cattle: 5mg fenbendazole per kg body weight: fed as a single dose, or divided and fed over a period of up to 6 days.

Mixing And Feeding Directions For Using Safe-guard Premix 20% For Cattle

The required amount of Safe-Guard needed to deworm cattle is determined using the following formula:

Required amount of

SAFE-GUARD 20% Premix (kg)

=

Total animal weight (kg) x 5mg/kg

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200,000mg of fenbendazole per kg of premix

- The total dose is to be incorporated in the feed and fed over a ONE to SIX day period.

- No prior withdrawal of feed or water is necessary.

- When the calculated amount of Safe-Guard™ Premix 20% medicated dewormer is fed to the cattle as part of the complete ration the animals will receive 5mg of fenbendazole per kilogram of body weight.

Swine: 9mg fenbendazole per kilogram body weight to be administered over a period of 3 to 12 days.

DIRECTIONS FOR USING Safe-Guard PREMIX 20% FOR GROWING PIGS, SOWS, GILTS AND BOARS:

MIXING DIRECTIONS:

Thoroughly mix 125 to 500 grams of Safe-Guard 20% Premix with sufficient feed ingredients to make one tonne of complete swine feed.

Amount of Safe-Guard per tonne

Fenbendazole per kg of complete feed

Treatment Period (days)*

500g

100mg

3 days

250g

50mg

6 days

125g

25mg

12 days

* Based on a daily feed intake of 3kg per 100kg body weight.

The resulting feed may be fed as mash or pellets.

1 KG OF PREMIX WILL DEWORM 40,000KG (88,184LB) OF CATTLE.

5 KG OF PREMIX WILL DEWORM 200,000KG (440,920LB) OF CATTLE.

1 KG OF PREMIX WILL DEWORM 22,220KG (48,980LB) OF SWINE.

5 KG OF PREMIX WILL DEWORM 111,000KG (244,900LB) OF SWINE.

Feeding Directions:

- No prior withdrawal of feed or water is necessary.

- No other medicated feed should be administered during the Safe-Guard medication period.

- If 3kg per 100kg of live body weight of the pigs treated is not sufficient to maintain the animals for 24 hours, additional non-medicated feed may be offered to appetite.

- When the above mixing and feeding directions are followed, each animal will receive 9mg fenbendazole per kg of live body weight during the 3-12 day treatment period.

Safe-Guard Premix 20% Caution

1) Do not use pellet-binding agents concurrently in Safe-Guard medicated feed.

2) This product must be mixed according to label directions before feeding.

3) Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.

Warning

1. Treated cattle must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 13 days after the last treatment with this drug. No withdrawal period required for swine prior to slaughter.

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY.

FOR USE IN ANIMALS ONLY.

Storage Conditions

Recommended storage at room temperature 15-25°C (60-80°F).

Protect from light. Store in a dry place.

PRESENTATION:

PRODUCT CODE

1 x 1 kg pail (box of 2 x 500g)

059007

1 x 5 kg pail

059001

Intervet Canada Corp., 16750, route Transcanadienne, Kirkland QC, H9H 4M7

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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Safe-Guard Premix 20% 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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