Bacitracin from Bacitracin Methylene Disalicylate - MIB #48

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Date Revised: 2014-05

Approved Brands

  1. BMD 110 G Medicated Premix contains bacitracin at 110 g/kg (Zoetis Canada Inc.)
  2. Bacitracin MD Premix contains bacitracin at 110 g/kg (Bio Agri Mix LP.)

Approved for use

In meal or pellet feed for broiler chickens; pregnant and lactating sows and gilts.

Approved claims

For broiler chickens - Claims 1 & 2
For pregnant and lactating sows and gilts - Claim 3

Claim 1: For the reduction of early mortality in broiler chickens due to diminished feed consumption and chilling.

Level of Drug:

110 mg/kg (0.011%) of bacitracin in the complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed for the first seven days of life.

Caution:

Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of Pel-Stik and Ameri-bond 2X. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Claim 2: For the prevention of necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens caused by Clostridium perfringens susceptible to bacitracin.

Level of Drug:

55 mg/kg (0.0055%) of bacitracin in the complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed continuously to market weight.

Caution:

Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of Pel-Stik and Ameri-bond 2X. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Claim 3: For the prevention of Clostridium Enteritis in suckling piglets caused by Clostridium spp. susceptible to bacitracin.

Level of Drug:

275 mg/kg (0.0275%) of bacitracin in the complete feed of pregnant and lactating sows and gilts.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed for two-and-a-half (2 ½) weeks before farrowing through three weeks after farrowing.

Caution:

Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of Pel-Stik and Ameri-bond 2X. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Note:

Clostridium Enteritis in piglets has a low incidence in Canada.

Accepted Compatibilities

Bacitracin from bacitracin methylene disalicylate is compatible with the following drugs/drug combinations. For details refer to the MIB as indicated.
Number Medicated ingredients For use in feed for
1. Monensin sodium (MIB #57) broiler chickens
2. Narasin and nicarbazin (MIB #75) broiler chickens
3. Salinomycin sodium (MIB #69) broiler chickens
4. Semduramicin sodium (MIB #79) (cleared with bacitracin at 55 mg/kg in the complete feed only) broiler chickens
5. Narasin (MIB #73) (cleared with bacitracin at 55 mg/kg in the complete feed only) broiler chickens
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