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DeracinĀ® 50 Meal; DeracinĀ® 90 Meal; DeracinĀ® 100 Meal VFD 200-510
Manufacturer:  Pharmgate, Inc. Approved
Therapeutic Drug/Feed Additive
Formulation: 50, 90, or 100 g/lb chlortetracycline
Warning: Federal law restricts medicated feed containing this veterinary feed directive (VFD) drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. The expiration date of VFDs for chlortetracycline medicated feeds must not exceed 6 months from the date of issuance. VFDs for chlortetracycline shall not be refilled.
Approved in: Chicken, all use classes; Ducks; Psittacine birds; Turkeys, excluding layers; Turkeys, poults; Calves, excluding veal calves; Calves, growing (over 400 lbs); Cattle, beef (over 700 lbs); Cattle, beef (under 700 lbs); Cattle, beef, excluding veal calves; Cattle, dairy, non-lactating; Sheep, breeding; Swine, all use classes; Swine, breeding
Ingredient(s): chlortetracycline
Drug Class: Tetracyclines
Dose Form: Premix, type A
Tolerances:
Chicken, all use classes
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use for the control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Feed at levels of 100-200 g/ton in complete feed.  Feed continuously for 7 to 14 days.
- Use for the control of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and air sac infection caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Escherichia coli susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Feed at levels of 200-400 g/ton in complete feed.  Feed continuously for 7 to 14 days.
- Use for the reduction of mortality due to Escherichia coli infections susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Feed at levels of 500 g/ton in complete feed for 5 days.
Directions:
See "Indications" for directions.
Ducks
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Use for the control and treatment of fowl cholera caused by Pasteurella multocida organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline.
Directions:
Administer 200-400 g/ton in complete feed.  Feed in complete ration to provide from 8 to 28 mg per pound of body weight per day depending upon age and severity of disease. Feed for not more than 21 days.
Further Info: Do not feed to ducks producing eggs for human consumption.
Psittacine birds
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Parrots, Macaws, Cockatoos:
Use for the treatment of psittacine birds (parrots, macaws, cockatoos) suspected or known to be infected with psittacosis caused by Chlamydia psittaci sensitive to chlortetracycline.
Directions:
Administer 10 mg/g of feed. Feed continuously for 45 days. Each bird should consume an amount of medicated feed equal to one-fifth of its body weight daily.
Further Info: During treatment, parrots, macaws, and cockatoos should be kept individually or in pairs in clean cages.
Turkeys, excluding layers
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use for the control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae susceptible to chlortetracycline.   Feed at levels to provide 200 g/ton in complete feed for 7 to 14 days.
- Use for the control of hexamitiasis caused by Hexamita meleagrides susceptible to Chlortetracycline.  Feed at levels to provide 400 g/ton in complete feed continuously for 7 to 14 days.
- Use for the control of complicating bacterial organisms associated with bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis) susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Feed at levels to provide 25 mg/lb/bwt/day for 7 to 14 days.
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Further Info: Do not feed to turkeys producing eggs for human consumption.
Turkeys, poults
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Not over 4 weeks of age:
- Use for the reduction of mortality due to paratyphoid caused by Salmonella typhimurium susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Administer 400 g/ton in complete feed.
 
Directions:
See "Indications" for directions.
Calves, excluding veal calves
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Use for the treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline.
Directions:
Feed approximately 400 g/ton of feed, varying with body weight and feed consumption to provide  10 mg/lb/bwt/day.  Feed for not more than 5 days.
Further Info: No withdrawal period is required. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
Calves, growing (over 400 lbs)
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
For the reduction of the incidence of liver abscesses.
Directions:
Feed at levels to provide 70 mg/head/day in feed.  
Further Info: No withdrawal period is required. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
Cattle, beef (over 700 lbs)
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Use for the control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline.
Directions:
Feed at levels to provide 0.5 milligrams per pound of body weight per day in feed.  
Further Info: No withdrawal period is required. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
Cattle, beef (under 700 lbs)
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Use for the control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline.
Directions:
Feed at levels to provide 350 mg/head/day in feed.
Further Info: No withdrawal period is required. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
Cattle, beef, excluding veal calves
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use for the control of bacterial pneumonia associated with shipping fever complex caused by Pasteurella spp. susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Administer 350 mg/head/day.
- Use for the treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline.   Feed Feed approximately 400 g/ton of feed, varying with body weight and feed to provide 10 mg/lb/bwt/day.  Treat for not more than 5 days.
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Further Info: No withdrawal period is required. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
Cattle, dairy, non-lactating
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Use for the treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline.
Directions:
Feed approximately 400 g/ton of feed, varying with body weight and feed consumption to provide  10 mg/lb/bwt/day.  Feed for not more than 5 days.
Further Info: No withdrawal period is required. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
Sheep, breeding
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
Use for the reduction in the incidence of (vibrionic) abortions caused by Campylobacter fetus infection susceptible to chlortetracycline.
Directions:
Feed at levels of 80 mg/head/day.
Swine, all use classes
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use for the control of porcine proliferative enteropathies (ileitis) caused by Lawsonia intracellularis susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Feed at levels to provide 10 mg/lb/bwt/day (equivalent to approximately 400 g/ton, depending on feed consumption and body weight).  
- Use for the treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and Salmonella choleraesuis and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Feed at levels to provide 10 mg/lb/bwt/day (equivalent to approximately 400 g/ton, depending on feed consumption and body weight).  Do not feed for more than 14 days.  
- Use for reduction in incidence of cervical lymphadenitis (jowl abscesses) caused by Group E. Streptococci susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Administer 10-50 g/ton in complete feed.
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Swine, breeding
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications: Use for the control of leptospirosis (reducing the incidence of abortion and shedding of leptospirae) caused by Leptospira pomona susceptible to chlortetracycline.
Directions:
Administer 400 g/ton in complete feed.  Feed continuously for not more than 14 days.
 

Pioneer Drug #:   Last FDA Update: FR 08/09/19
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