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BMD® 50 Granular A Type A Medicated Article, BMD® 30 Type A Medicated Article OTC 046-592
Manufacturer:  Zoetis, Inc. Approved
    Feed Additive
Formulation: Type A medicated articles containing 10 g, 25 g, 30 g, 40 g, 50 g, 60 g and 75 g bacitracin MD/lb  
Approved in: Chicken, all use classes; Pheasants; Quail; Turkey, growing; Cattle, beef, all use classes; Swine, breeding; Swine, finishing; Swine, growing
Ingredient(s): bacitracin methylenedisalicylate
Drug Class: Polypeptide
Dose Form: Premix, type A
Tolerances:
Chicken, all use classes
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Chickens: Use for an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency; feed at levels of 4 g to 50 g/ton.    
 
Layers:  
Use for increased egg production and improved feed efficiency during the first 7 months; feed at 10 g to 25 g/ton.     
 
Broilers:
- Use as an aid in the prevention of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp or other organisms susceptible to bacitracin; feed at levels of 50 g/ton.  
- Use as an aid in the control of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp or other organisms susceptible to bacitracin; feed at levels of 100 g to 200 g/ton.     
 
Replacement:
- Use as an aid in the prevention of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp or other organisms susceptible to bacitracin; feed at levels of 50 g/ton. Feed continuously as sole ration.
- Use as an aid in the control of necrotic enteritis caused or complicated by Clostridium spp or other organisms susceptible to bacitracin; feed at levels of 100 g to 200 g/ton for 5 to 7 days or as long as clinical signs persist, and then the concentration should be reduced to prevention level (50 grams/ton).
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Pheasants
Route(s): Oral
Indications: Use for an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency; feed at levels of 4 g to 50 g/ton.
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Quail
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use for an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency; feed at levels of 5 g to 20 g/ton. Do not feed to quail over 5 weeks of age.
- Use for the prevention of ulcerative enteritis in growing quail due to Clostridium colinum susceptible to bacitracin methylene disalicylate; feed at levels of 200 g/ton. Feed continuously as the sole ration.
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Further Info: Do not feed to quail over 5 weeks of age for weight gain and imroved feed efficiency.
Turkey, growing
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use for an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency; feed at levels of 4 g to 50 g/ton.  
- Use as an aid in the control of transmissible enteritis, in growing turkeys, complicated by organisms susceptible to bacitracin methylene disalicylate; feed at levels of 200 g/ton.
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Cattle, beef, all use classes
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications: Feedlot: Use for a reduction in the number of liver condemnations due to abscesses.
Directions:
Feedlot:  Use for a reduction in the number of liver condemnations due to abscesses.
- Administer 70 mg/head/day continuously throughout the feeding period.
- Administer 250 mg/head/day for 5 days; then discontinue for subsequent 25 days.  Repeat the pattern during the feeding period.
Swine, breeding
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Use for the control of clostridial enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens in suckling piglets.
Directions:
Feed at levels of 250 g/ton.
Further Info: Use as the sole ration. Feed to sows from 14 days before through 21 days after farrowing on premises with a history of clostridial scours. Diagnosis should be confirmed by a veterinarian when results are not satisfactory.
Swine, finishing
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use for an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.
- Use for the control of swine dysentery associated with Treponema hyodysenteriae on premises with a history of swine dysentery but where signs of the disease have not yet occurred or following an approved treatment of the disease.   
Directions:
- Use for increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency; feed at levels of 10 g to 30 g/ton to growing and finishing swine.  
- Use for the control of swine dysentery; feed at levels of 250 g/ton.     
Further Info: Use in dry feeds only. When results for the control of swine dysentery are not satisfactory, the diagnosis should be confirmed by a veterinarian.
Swine, growing
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use for an increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency.
- Use for the control of swine dysentery associated with Treponema hyodysenteriae on premises with a history of swine dysentery but where signs of the disease have not yet occurred or following an approved treatment of the disease.   
Directions:
- Use for increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency; feed at levels of 10 g to 30 g/ton to growing and finishing swine.  
- Use for the control of swine dysentery; feed at levels of 250 g/ton.     
Further Info: Use in dry feeds only. When results for the control of swine dysentery are not satisfactory, the diagnosis should be confirmed by a veterinarian.

Last FDA Update: 2014-12-15
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