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Deracin® 50 Meal; Deracin® 90 Meal; Deracin® 100 Meal VFD 200-510
Manufacturer:  Pharmgate LLC Approved
    [View Label] 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.
Approved in: Chicken, all use classes; Ducks; Psittacine birds; Turkeys, excluding layers; Turkeys, poults; Calves, all use classes; Cattle, beef, all use classes; Cattle, non-lactating dairy; 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 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, all use classes
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:
Administer 10 mg/lb/bwt/day.  Feed for not more than 5 days.
Further Info: A feed mill license is required when the free-choice feed is manufactured using a proprietary formula and/or specifications. The appropriate amount of Deracin containing feed supplement may be mixed in the cattle’s daily ration or administered as a top-dress. If the Deracin containing feed supplement is administered as a top dress, it must be spread uniformly on top of the ration and sufficient space must be provided so that all cattle can eat at the same time
Cattle, beef, all use classes
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use as an aid in the control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Administer 0.5-2.0 mg per lb body weight per day
in free-choice feeds. A feed mill license is required when the free-choice feed is manufactured using a proprietary formula and/or specifications.
- 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.  Administer 10 mg/lb/bwt/day.  Feed for not more than 5 days.
(Growing, over 400 lb):
Use for the reduction of liver condemnation due to liver abscesses.  Administer 70 mg/head/day.
(under 700 lb):
Use for the control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline.   Administer 350 mg/head/day.
(over 700 lb):
Use for the control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Administer 0.5 mg/lb/bwt/day.
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Further Info: A feed mill license is required when the free-choice feed is manufactured using a proprietary formula and/or specifications. The appropriate amount of Deracin containing feed supplement may be mixed in the cattle’s daily ration or administered as a top-dress. If the Deracin containing feed supplement is administered as a top dress, it must be spread uniformly on top of the ration and sufficient space must be provided so that all cattle can eat at the same time.
Cattle, non-lactating dairy
Meat Withdrawal: Zero
Route(s): Oral
Indications:
- Use as an aid in the control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Administer 0.5-2.0 mg per lb body weight per day
in free-choice feeds. A feed mill license is required when the free-choice feed is manufactured using a proprietary formula and/or specifications.
- Use for the treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli and bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida organisms susceptible to chlortetracycline.  Administer 10 mg/lb/bwt/day.  Feed for not more than 5 days.
Directions: See "Indications" for directions.
Further Info: A feed mill license is required when the free-choice feed is manufactured using a proprietary formula and/or specifications. The appropriate amount of Deracin containing feed supplement may be mixed in the cattle’s daily ration or administered as a top-dress. If the Deracin containing feed supplement is administered as a top dress, it must be spread uniformly on top of the ration and sufficient space must be provided so that all cattle can eat at the same time
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 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 12/27/16
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