Maduramicin Ammonium – MIB #71

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Revised July 2017

Approved Brands

  1. Cygro 1% Premix contains maduramicin ammonium at 10 g/kg (Zoetis Canada Inc.)

Approved for use

In meal or pellet feed for broiler chickens and turkeys.

Approved claims

For broiler chickens – Claim 1
For turkeys – Claim 2

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

Level of Drug:

5 mg/kg (0.0005%) of maduramicin ammonium in the complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration from day one to five days prior to slaughter.

Warning:

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

Caution:

  1. Use only as recommended. Do not exceed the recommended level of 5 ppm (mg/kg) as reduced weight gains may result with overdosage.
  2. Do not use for the treatment of outbreaks of coccidiosis.
  3. Consult a veterinarian or poultry pathologist if losses exceed 0.5% in a two day period.
  4. Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of bentonite, Pel-Aid or lignosulfonate. (Required on premix and supplement labels only).
  5. Do not feed to replacement or breeding chickens.

Claim 2: As an aid in the prevention of Coccidiosis in turkeys caused by Eimeria dispersa, E. gallopavonis, E. meleagrimitis and E. adenoeides.

Level of Drug:

5 mg/kg (0.0005%) of maduramicin ammonium in the complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration from day one to five days prior to slaughter.

Warning:

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

Caution:

  1. Use only as recommended. Do not exceed the recommended level of 5 ppm (mg/kg) as reduced weight gains may result with overdosage.
  2. Consult a veterinarian or a poultry pathologist if losses exceed 0.5% in a two-day period.
  3. Do not use this feed for treatment of outbreaks of coccidiosis.
  4. Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of bentonite, Pel-Aid or lignosulfonate. (Required on premix and supplement labels only).
  5. Do not feed to replacement or breeding turkeys.

Accepted Compatibilities

Maduramicin ammonium is compatible with the following drug/drug combinations. For details refer to the MIB as indicated.
MIB #Medicated ingredients For use in feeds for
10.11 Virginiamycin broiler chickens
10.12 Bambermycins broiler chickens
10.2 Bacitracin from Zinc Bacitracin broiler chickens
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