OXYSURE

Description

Oxytetracycline belongs to the group of tetracyclines and acts bacteriostatic against many Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria like Bordetella, Bacillus, Corynebacterium, Campylobacter, E. coli, Haemophilus, Pasteurella, Salmonella, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp. and Mycoplasma, Rickettsia and Chlamydia spp. The mode of action of oxytetracycline is based on inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis. Oxytetracycline is mainly excreted in urine and to a lesser degree in bile and in lactating animals in milk.

Indication

As an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with microorganisms sensitive to oxytetracycline HCl.

Chickens, turkeys: Chronic respiratory disease (CRD), bluecomb, cholera, enteritis and hexamitiasis.

Swine, calves: Enteritis (diarrhoea) and respiratory diseases.

Dosage

Chickens and turkeys: 2g of Oxysure 50% per 20L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days.

Swine (scours and respiratory diseases): 2g of Oxysure 50% per 100kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe, or 2g of powder per 8L of drinking water for 4 or 5 days.

Calves (scours): 2g of Oxysure 50% per 200kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water, or 50g of Oxysure 50% per 225L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases): 4g of Oxysure 50% per 200kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water, or 100g of Oxysure 50% per 225L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days

Suitable for
Product Type Water soluble
Content Oxytetracycline HCL 500mg / g
Packing 100g, 500g, 25kg