Salinomycin Sodium – MIB #69

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Revised: April 2017

Approved Brands

  1. Coxistac 6% Premix contains salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg (Phibro Animal Health Corporation)
  2. Coxistac 12% Granular Premix contains salinomycin sodium at 120 g/kg (Phibro Animal Health Corporation)
  3. Posistac 6% Premix contains salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg (Phibro Animal Health Corporation)
  4. Sacox 120 Medicated Premix contains salinomycin sodium at 120 g/kg (Huvepharma)
  5. Salinomycin 60 Premix contains salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg (Bio Agri Mix LP)
  6. Bio-Cox 120 G Plus Premix contains salinomycin sodium at 120 g/kg (Huvepharma)

Approved for use

In meal or pellet feed for broiler chickens and rabbits.

Approved claims

For broiler chickens – Claim 1
For beef cattle (steers) – Claim 2 (Moved to MIB 10.13)
For feedlot beef heifers (when fed concurrently with melengestrol acetate) – Claim 3 (Moved to MIB 10.13)
For rabbits - Claim 4, 5

Claim 1 - approved with the use of all premixes.
Claim 4 and 5 - approved with the use of Coxistac 6% and Posistac 6% premixes.

Claim 1: As an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria acervulina, E. mitis, E. necatrix, E. maxima, E. tenella and E. brunetti in broiler chickens.

Level of Drug:

60 mg/kg (0.006%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions:

This medicated feed is to be fed continuously as the sole ration up to marketing.

Warning:

  1. Do not feed to replacement, laying or breeding chickens.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Do not allow turkeys, dogs or horses access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. A weight gain reduction may occur in cockerels fed this medicated feed in the absence of coccidial exposure.
  3. Do not administer tiamulin to chickens receiving this medicated feed.
  4. Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels containing Coxistac 6% Premix, Coxistac 12% Granular Premix or Posistac 6% Premix.)
  5. Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents. (Required on premix and supplement labels containing Bio-Cox 120 G Plus Premix, Sacox 120 Medicated Premix or Salinomycin 60 Premix.)
  6. Do not use this feed for treatment of outbreaks of coccidiosis.
  7. Consult a veterinarian or poultry pathologist if losses exceed 0.5% in a two day period.

Claim 2: For the improvement of feed efficiency in steers fed in confinement for slaughter

Moved to MIB 10.13 Claim 5

Claim 3: For improved growth rate and feed efficiency, and an aid in suppression of estrus in beef heifers being fed for slaughter.

Moved to MIB 10.13 Claim 6

Claim 4: As in aid in the prevention of coccidiosis in weaned and growing rabbits on farms with a confirmed history of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria spp.

Level of Drug:

20 mg/kg (0.0020%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration.

Note:

To ensure proper mixing, the medicated premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Warning:

  1. Treated rabbits must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  4. Do not feed to male or female rabbits intended for reproduction including pregnant does and does in lactation.
  5. This medicated feed should only be used in rabbits infected, or likely to be infected with Eimeria spp. Indiscriminate use of salinomycin, or at doses higher than the label dose, may result in decreased feed intake, weight gain, and feed efficiency.
  6. Efficacy of salinomycin treatment during clinical outbreaks of coccidiosis in rabbits has not been demonstrated.
  7. Ensure homogeneous mixing in feed.

Claim 5: For the reduction of coccidian shedding in weaned and growing rabbits.

Level of Drug:

20 mg/kg (0.0020%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration.

Note:

To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Warning:

  1. Treated rabbits must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  4. Do not feed to male or female rabbits intended for reproduction including pregnant does and does in lactation.
  5. This medicated feed should only be used in rabbits infected, or likely to be infected with Eimeria spp.
  6. Efficacy of salinomycin treatment during clinical outbreaks of coccidiosis in rabbits has not been demonstrated.
  7. Ensure homogeneous mixing in feed.

Accepted Compatibilities

Salinomycin sodium is compatible with the following drugs/drug combinations. For details refer to the MIB as indicated.
Medicated ingredients For use in feeds for
Bambermycins (MIB #10.12) broiler chickens
Virginiamycin (MIB #10.11) broiler chickens
Bacitracin Methylene Disalicylate (MIB #48) broiler chickens
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