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Oxytetracycline hydrochloride (OTC) – Medicating Ingredient Brochure

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Status: Veterinary prescription required for approved claims

Revised January 2022

Table of approved species and claims
Approved livestock species Approved claim(s) (abbreviated) Table Note 1 Withdrawal time Name of approved brand(s)
Turkeys
  1. Aid in the prevention of infectious sinusitis
  2. Aid in the prevention of infectious synovitis
  3. Aid in the treatment of infectious synovitis
7 days (meat)
  1. Terramycin – 50
  2. Terramycin – 100
  3. Terramycin – 200
  4. Oxysol-110
  5. Oxysol-220
  6. Oxysol-440
  7. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  8. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  9. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Swine
  1. Aid in the prevention of bacterial enteritis
  2. Aid in the treatment of bacterial enteritis
  3. Aid in reducing the incidence of abortion caused by leptospirosis
7 days (meat)
  1. Terramycin – 50
  2. Terramycin – 100
  3. Terramycin – 200
  4. Oxysol-110
  5. Oxysol-220
  6. Oxysol-440
  7. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  8. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  9. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Beef cattle
  1. Aid in reducing the incidence of bloat in young cattle on pasture and in feedlots
5 days (meat)
  1. Terramycin – 50
  2. Terramycin – 100
  3. Terramycin – 200
  4. Oxysol-110
  5. Oxysol-220
  6. Oxysol-440
  7. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  8. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  9. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Calves
  1. Aid in the prevention of bacterial enteritis
5 days (meat)
  1. Terramycin – 50
  2. Terramycin – 100
  3. Terramycin – 200
  4. Oxysol-110
  5. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  6. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  7. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Lambs
  1. Aid in the reduction of bacterial enteritis in creep-fed suckling lambs
  2. Aid in the reduction of losses due to enterotoxemia in feedlot lambs
4 days (meat)
  1. Terramycin – 50
  2. Terramycin – 100
  3. Terramycin – 200
  4. Oxysol-110
  5. Oxysol-220
  6. Oxysol-440
  7. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  8. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  9. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Salmonids (salmon and trout)
  1. Treatment of ulcer disease
  • 40 days – (water 10°C or higher) (meat)
  • 80 days – (water below 10°C) (meat)
  1. Terramycin-Aqua Oxytetracycline Dihydrate Medicated Premix

Turkeys

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Terramycin – 50
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 110 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Oxysol-110
  2. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 110 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Terramycin – 100
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 220 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Oxysol-220
  2. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 220 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Terramycin – 200
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 440 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Oxysol-440
  2. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 440 g/kg

Claim 1

As an aid in the prevention of infectious sinusitis of turkeys.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

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

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for as long as the birds are expected to be exposed to the infection.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 110 mg/kg (0.011%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 1.0 kg of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 0.5 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.25 kg (250 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed at the recommended level of 110 mg/kg (0.011%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Claim 2

As an aid in the prevention of infectious synovitis of turkeys.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

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

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for as long as the birds are expected to be exposed to the infection.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 110 mg/kg (0.011%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 1.0 kg of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 0.5 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.25 kg (250 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed at the recommended level of 110 mg/kg (0.011%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Claim 3

As an aid in the treatment of infectious synovitis of turkeys.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

220 mg/kg (0.022%) of oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration when clinical signs appear and continue until at least 2 weeks after the clinical signs disappear.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 220 mg/kg (0.022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 2.0 kg of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 1.0 kg of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.50 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed at the recommended level of 220 mg/kg (0.022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only).
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Accepted Compatibilities

Oxytetracycline hydrochloride is compatible with the following drug/drug combinations. In cases where there are differences in withdrawal time for the compatible medicating ingredients, the longer withdrawal time is the one that must be used, and is the only one that is to appear on the label of the finished feed. For details, refer to the MIB as indicated.

Oxytetracycline hydrochloride (turkeys)
Name of medicating ingredient MIB code Name of approved brand(s) Applicable claims
Amprolium AMP
  1. Amprol Feed Premix
  2. Amprolium 250
All claims
Zoalene ZOAF
  1. Zoamix Medicated Premix
All claims

Swine

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Terramycin – 50
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 110 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Oxysol-110
  2. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 110 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Terramycin – 100
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 220 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Oxysol-220
  2. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 220 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Terramycin – 200
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 440 g/kg
Claims 1, 2, 3
  1. Oxysol-440
  2. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 440 g/kg

Claim 1

As an aid in the prevention of bacterial enteritis (scours).

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

Up to six weeks of age: 220 mg/kg (0.022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.

From six weeks of age up to 32 kg body weight: 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed:

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 220 mg/kg (0.022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 2.0 kg of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 1.0 kg of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.50 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 0.50 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 0.25 kg (250 g) of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.125 kg (125 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed up to the level of 220 mg/kg (0.022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Claim 2

As an aid in the treatment of bacterial enteritis (scours).

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

Up to six weeks of age: 220 mg/kg (0.022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.

Greater than six weeks of age: 110 mg/kg (0.011%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration following the appearance of symptoms and until three days after symptoms disappear.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 220 mg/kg (0.022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 2.0 kg of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 1.0 kg of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.50 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 110 mg/kg (0.011%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 1.0 kg of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 0.5 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.25 kg (250 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed up to the level of 220 mg/kg (0.022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Note (required to appear on feed labels)

  • Pigs off feed should be given individual treatment.

Claim 3

As an aid in reducing the incidence of abortion caused by leptospirosis.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

550 mg/kg (0.055%) of oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

When abortion in swine has been diagnosed due to leptospirosis, feed at once as the sole ration to pregnant and affected sows for a two-week period.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 550 mg/kg (0.055%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 5.0 kg of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 2.5 kg of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 1.25 kg of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed at the recommended level of 550 mg/kg (0.055%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Note (required to appear on feed labels)

  • Good sanitation procedures must be practiced to prevent spread of infections.

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

Beef cattle

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1
  1. Terramycin – 50
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 110 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Oxysol-110
  2. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 110 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Terramycin – 100
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 220 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Oxysol-220
  2. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 220 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Terramycin – 200
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 440 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Oxysol-440
  2. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 440 g/kg

Claim 1

As an aid in reducing the incidence of bloat in young cattle on pasture and in feedlots.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

Feed at a level such that each animal will receive 75 mg oxytetracycline hydrochloride per day.

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed continuously.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

  • 55 g of oxytetracycline hydrochloride per tonne (1000 kg) of complete feed when fed at the rate of 1.36 kg per head per day meets the 75 mg level stated above.

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed at the recommended rate of 75 mg oxytetracycline hydrochloride per animal per day in the complete feed.
  2. Do not administer to lactating dairy cattle.
  3. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only).
  4. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only).

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

Calves

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1
  1. Terramycin – 50
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 110 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Oxysol-110
  2. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 110 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Terramycin – 100
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 220 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 220 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Terramycin – 200
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 440 g/kg
Claim 1
  1. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 440 g/kg

Claim 1

As an aid in the prevention of bacterial enteritis (scours).

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

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

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed continuously during period of early growth (up to 136 kg bodyweight).

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 0.5 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 0.25 kg (250 g) of the Terramycin – 100 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.125 kg (125 g) of the Terramycin – 200 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed at the recommended level of 55 mg/kg (0.0055%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. Do not administer to lactating dairy cattle.
  3. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  4. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

Lambs

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claims 1, 2
  1. Terramycin – 50
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 110 g/kg
Claims 1, 2
  1. Oxysol-110
  2. Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 110 g/kg
Claims 1, 2
  1. Terramycin – 100
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 220 g/kg
Claims 1, 2
  1. Oxysol-220
  2. Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 220 g/kg
Claims 1, 2
  1. Terramycin – 200
Oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 440 g/kg
Claims 1, 2
  1. Oxysol-440
  2. Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride at 440 g/kg

Claim 1

As an aid in the reduction of bacterial enteritis (scours) in creep-fed suckling lambs.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

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

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed as the sole creep feed during the suckling period.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 110 mg/kg (0.011%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 1.0 kg of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 0.5 kg (500 g) of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.25 kg (250 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 4 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed at the recommended level of 110 mg/kg (0.011%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Claim 2

As an aid in the reduction of losses due to enterotoxemia in feedlot lambs.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

22 mg/kg (0.0022%) of oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration while lambs are in the feedlot.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

Add and mix thoroughly into the ration at the following rate to provide 22 mg/kg (0.0022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride per metric tonne (1000 kg) of finished (complete) feed:

  • 0.2 kg (200 g) of the Terramycin – 50, Oxysol-110 or Oxytetracycline 50 Granular Premix
  • 0.1 kg (100 g) of the Terramycin – 100, Oxysol-220 or Oxytetracycline 100 Granular Premix
  • 0.05 kg (50 g) of the Terramycin – 200, Oxysol-440 or Oxytetracycline 200 Granular Premix

Warning

  1. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 4 days after the latest treatment with this medicated feed when fed at the recommended level of 22 mg/kg (0.0022%) oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the complete feed.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. This product must be thoroughly mixed in complete feeds. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  2. Do not feed undiluted. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

Salmonids (salmon and trout)

Table of approved claims and brands
Approved claims Name of approved brand(s) Drug concentration in DIN product
Claim 1
  1. Terramycin-Aqua Oxytetracycline Dihydrate Medicated Premix
oxytetracycline dihydrate (equivalent to oxytetracycline hydrochloride) at 440 g/kg

Approved for use in meal or pellet feed

Claim 1

For the treatment of ulcer disease caused by Haemophilus piscium, furunculosis caused by Aeromonas salmonicida, columnaris disease caused by Flavobacterium columnare, cold-water disease caused by Flavobacterium psychrophilum and enteric redmouth disease caused by Yersinia ruckeri in salmon and trout.

Level of medicating ingredient in a complete feed

75 mg of oxytetracycline hydrochloride per kg of fish per day.

Directions for use in a complete feed

This livestock feed contains a medically important antibiotic. To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently.

Feed as the sole ration for 10 consecutive days. If mortality is not reduced by the fifth day of treatment, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated.

Additional information (not to appear on feed labels)

For feed manufacturers

To obtain a medicated feed that will provide 75 mg of oxytetracycline hydrochloride per kg of fish per day, thoroughly mix the Terramycin-Aqua premix with the complete fish feed according to the table below.

Feeding rate (% of fish body weight) Amount in kg of Terramycin-Aqua Premix added to 1000 kg of feed Concentration of oxytetracycline hydrochloride in feed (g/kg)
1.0 17.05 7.50
1.5 11.36 5.00
2.0 8.52 3.75
2.5 6.82 3.00
3.0 5.68 2.50
3.5 4.86 2.14
4.0 4.26 1.87
5.0 3.41 1.50
6.5 2.61 1.15
8.0 2.14 0.94
10.0 1.71 0.75
12.5 1.36 0.60
15.0 1.14 0.50

Warning

  1. Treated fish must not be liberated or slaughtered for use in food for at least 40 days (when the water temperature is 10°C or higher) or 80 days (when the water temperature is below 10°C) after the latest treatment with this drug when fed at the recommended rate of 75 mg oxytetracycline hydrochloride per kg of fish.
  2. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Caution

  1. In fish feeds having a high ash content, ions of Ca, Fe, Cu and Zn may bind with oxytetracycline hydrochloride, retarding it's absorption from the gut.
  2. Do not use in feeds containing the pellet-binding agent bentonite. (Required on premix and supplement labels only)

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil