Nicarbazin (NIC) - Medicating Ingredient Brochure

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Status: Over the counter

Date of revision: March 2009

Table of approved species and claims
Approved livestock species Approved claim(s)
(abbreviated) Table Note 1
Withdrawal time Name of
approved brand(s)
Chickens
  1. Aid in preventing deaths from Coccidiosis
4 days (meat) Nicarb 25% Premix

Table Notes

Table Note 1

In order to be compliant with the Feeds Regulations, the complete claim must appear on the medicated feed label.

Return to table note 1  referrer

Chickens

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of
approved brand(s)
Drug concentration in
DIN product
Claims 1, 2, 3, 4 Nicarb 25% Premix Nicarbazin at 250 g/kg

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

As an aid in preventing deaths from Coccidiosis in chickens under conditions of mild exposure.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

100 - 125 mg/kg (0.01 - 0.0125%) of nicarbazin in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed as the sole ration.

Warning

  1. Discontinue the use of this medicated feed at least 4 days before treated chickens are slaughtered for use in food.
  2. Do not feed to laying or breeder hens in production.

Caution

  1. Do not use this medicated feed for the treatment of outbreaks of Coccidiosis.
  2. If unexpected deaths occur, obtain a laboratory diagnosis and follow poultry pathologist's instructions.

Claim 2

As an aid in preventing deaths from Coccidiosis in chickens.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

125 - 150 mg/kg (0.0125 - 0.015%) of nicarbazin in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed as the sole ration.

Warning

  1. Discontinue the use of this medicated feed at least 4 days before treated chickens are slaughtered for use in food.
  2. Do not feed to laying or breeder hens in production.

Caution

  1. Do not use this medicated feed for the treatment of outbreaks of Coccidiosis.
  2. If unexpected deaths occur, obtain a laboratory diagnosis and follow poultry pathologist's instructions.

Claim 3

In starter and grower feeds as an aid in preventing deaths from Coccidiosis in chickens up to 12 weeks of age.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

200 mg/kg (0.02%) of nicarbazin in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed as the sole ration.

Warning

  1. Discontinue the use of this medicated feed at least 4 days before treated chickens are slaughtered for use in food.
  2. Do not feed to laying or breeder hens in production.

Caution

  1. Do not use this medicated feed for the treatment of outbreaks of Coccidiosis.
  2. If unexpected deaths occur, obtain a laboratory diagnosis and follow poultry pathologist's instructions.

Claim 4

As an aid in preventing deaths from Coccidiosis in replacement chickens after 8 weeks of age until birds are removed to laying house.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

80 mg/kg (0.008%) of nicarbazin in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

Feed as the sole ration.

Warning

  1. Discontinue the use of this medicated feed at least 4 days before treated chickens are slaughtered for use in food.
  2. Do not feed to laying or breeder hens in production.

Caution

  1. Do not use this medicated feed for the treatment of outbreaks of Coccidiosis.
  2. If unexpected deaths occur, obtain a laboratory diagnosis and follow poultry pathologist's instructions.

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

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