Oxytetracycline 40% Powder
pigs and birds
Broilers: prevention and treatment of avian cholera caused by Pasteurella multocida, prevention and treatment of colibacillary enteritis caused by E.coli, sensitive to oxytetracycline.
Swine: prevention and treatment of enteritis caused by E. coli, prevention and treatment of pneumonia caused by M. hyopneumoniae, sensitive to oxytetracycline.
Oxytetracycline acts by inhibiting the metabolism of glutamic acid, being active on both Gram-positive and Gram-negative germs, as well as rickets, spirochetes, etc.
It is absorbed relatively quickly, reaching an active serum concentration in about an hour.
It crosses the placenta, is found in the pleural fluid and the cerebrospinal fluid.
Pigs or broilers known to be sensitive to pxitetracycline or any of the excipients will not be treated.
It must not be used in animals with hepatic, renal or haematopoietic dysfunction.
If you notice any serious reactions or other effects not mentioned in this leaflet, please inform your veterinarian.
Recommendations for proper administration
The treatment consists in the administration of the product , orally, individually or massively (by incorporation in feed, or in drinking water), for 5-7 consecutive days, in different doses, depending on the species, age, body weight. , physiological condition and state of health. For the mass treatment, through feed or drinking water, we recommend the correct calculation of the total live weight and the quantity of product to be administered, as well as the preparation of premixes, for a correct homogenization.
In pigs: A dose of 10-20 mg s.a. / kg g.v. / day, respectively 50 mg product
For broilers: A dose of 20-40 mg s.a. / kg g.v. / day, respectively 100 mg of product / kg g.v. / day.