SULFASOL

SULFADIMETHOXINE - Soluble Powder

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Dosage and Administration:

Species Concentration Use Directions
Chickens 0.05% Contents of packet to 50 gal of water
Turkeys 0.025% Contents of packet to 100 gal of water

Automatic Proportioners - To make stock solution, add contents of 5 packets to 2 gal of water for chickens and to 4 gal of water for turkeys. Set proportioner to feed at rate of 1 fl oz. Stock solution per gal of water.

Treatment Period: 6 consecutive days

 


Dairy Calves, Dairy Heifers, and Beef Cattle

Dosage: 25mg/lb first day followed by 12.5 mg/lb/day for 4 days

 

Sulfadimethoxine in Water

Water Consumption

Amount of Stock Solution for Cattle*

(Summer)* 1gal/100lb body weight**

(Winter)* 1gal/150lb body weight**

First Day Add

1 qt

10 gal

7 gal

2 qt

20 gal

14 gal

1 gal

40 gal

28 gal

Next 4 Days Add

1 qt

20 gal

14 gal

2 qt

40 gal

28 gal

1 gal

80 gal

56 gal

*Note: Make a cattle stock solution by adding 1 packet of Suladimethoxine Soluble Poweder to 1 gal of water

*Twenty fl oz. of cattle stock solution will medicate 1 600 lb animal initially or 2 600 lb. animals on maintenance dose. Contents of packet will medicate 6 600 lb animals on maintenance dose.

**This dosage recommendation is based on water consumption of 1 gal per 100 lb of body weight per day, the expected water consumption rate for summer. Water consumption during cold months (winter) may drop remarkedly (30-40%). Accordingly, adjustments must be made in dilution rates to compensate for this to insure proper drug intake.

For treatmet of individual cattle, Sulfadimethoxine Soluble Powder stock solution for cattle may be given as a drench.

Treatment Period: 6 consecutive days


Caution: Chickens and Turkeys - If animals show no improvement within 5 days, discontinue and reevalute diagnosis. Prepare a fresh stock solution daily. Handle the recommended dilutions (chickens 0.05% and turkeys 0.025%) as regular drinking water. Administer as sole source of drinking water and sulfonamide medication.

Chickens and turkeys that have survived fowl cholera outbreaks should not be kept for replacments or breeders.

Cattle - During treatment period make certain that animals maintain adequate water intake. If animals show no improvement within 2 or 3 days, reevaluate diagnosis. Treatment should not be continued beyond 5 days.

Warning: Chickens and Turkeys - Withdraw 5 days before slaughter. Do not administer to chickens over 16 weeks (112 days) of age or to turkeys over 24 weeks (168 days) of age.

Cattle - Withdraw 7 days before slaughter. For dairy calves, dairy heifers, and beef cattle only.

A withdrawl period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves.

Do Not Use In Calves to be Processed for Veal.

ANADA 200-238, Approved by FDA

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