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Terramycin-343 Soluble Powder

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Terramycin-343 Soluble Powder

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Pfizer Animal Health

(oxytetracycline Hcl)

A Broad-spectrum Antibiotic

For Control And Treatment Of Specific Diseases In Poultry, Cattle, Swine, Sheep, And Bees.

For The Marking Of Skeletal Tissues In Finfish Fry And Fingerlings.

The 9.55 oz (270.7 g) packet contains 204.8 grams of oxytetracycline HCl and will make:

1024 gallons (3876 L) containing 200 mg oxytetracycline HCl per gallon

512 gallons (1938 L) containing 400 mg oxytetracycline HCl per gallon

256 gallons (969 L) containing 800 mg oxytetracycline HCl per gallon

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

Fish should be treated by immersion.

NADA #8-622, Approved by FDA

Terramycin-343 Soluble Powder Indications And Directions For Use

Poultry

For the control of the following poultry diseases caused by organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline: Add the following amount to 2 gallons of stock solution when proportioner is set to meter at the rate of 1 ounce per gallon. Add 1 tub of soluble powder to the amounts of water listed below to make stock solution for use in a proportioner set to meter at the rate of 1 ounce per gallon.

Chickens

Dosage

Packs/2 Gallons Stock Solution

9.55 Oz (270.7 G)

Infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae

200-400 mg/gal

1/4-1/2

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

400-800 mg/gal

1/2-1

Fowl cholera caused by Pasteurella multocida

400-800 mg/gal

1/2-1


Turkeys

 

 

Hexamitiasis caused by Hexamita meleagridis

200-400 mg/gal

1/4-1/2

Infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae

400 mg/gal

1/2

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 8192 lbs of turkeys)

Medicate continuously at the first clinical signs of disease and continue for 7-14 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.


Finfish

For the marking of skeletal tissues in finfish fry and fingerlings.

Immerse in 200-700 mg oxytetracycline HCl (buffered)/L of water for 2-6 hours. Solution should be tested on a small number of fish before full-scale use. See Residue Warnings.

Disposal Of Treated Waters

Do not discharge marking immersion water containing oxytetracycline into surface waters.

Adverse Reactions

Oxytetracycline HCl will acidify the water. The pH should be maintained at an acceptable level for fish by the addition of a buffer. Monitor water quality and temperature.

Swine

Dosage

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella choleraesuis

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per lb of body weight daily. Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.

Bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida

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


Calves, Beef Cattle And Non-lactating Dairy Cattle

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per lb of body weight daily. Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.

Bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever complex) caused by Pasteurella multocida


Sheep

Bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli

Administer in the drinking water at a level of 10 mg oxytetracycline HCl per lb of body weight daily. Administer up to 14 days. See Residue Warnings.

Bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever complex) caused by Pasteurella multocida

The 9.55 oz (270.7 g) packet will treat 20,480 lb of swine, cattle or sheep at 10 mg/lb.


Honey Bees

For control of American Foulbrood caused by Paenibacillus larvae

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

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

Use as sole source of oxytetracycline. 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. An additional withdrawal time beyond the grow-out period is not needed for finfish. 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.

For Use In Drinking Water Only. Not For Use In Liquid Feed Supplements.

Recommended Storage

STORE BELOW 25°C (77°F)

For Animal Use Only

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Not For Human Use

Use Only As Directed.

Distributed by: Pfizer Animal Health, Div. of Pfizer Inc, NY, NY 10017

Made in USA

Net Weight:

 

9.55 oz (270.7 g)

7916000 01-4536-35-6

Nac No.

36900273
PFIZER INC.
PFIZER ANIMAL HEALTH

235 E. 42ND ST., NEW YORK, NY, 10017
Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   800-733-5500 and 800-793-0596
Veterinary Medical Investigations & Product Support:   800-366-5288
Technical Services (USA):   800-366-5288
Website:   http://pfizerah.com
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