CTC 15% w/w premix for medicated feed contains 150mg per g of Chlortetracycline hydrochloride and is indicated as an aid in the treatment of respiratory disease in calves and pigs caused by Pasteurella spp. and micro-organisms sensitive to Chlortetracycline. Chlortetracycline has a broad spectrum of activity, including Gram-positive aerobes, Gram-negative anaerobes and Mycoplasmas.
Calves (less than 6 months of age) and pigs.
Dose & Administration
- 20mg Chlortetracycline per kg bodyweight for seven days
Equivalent dose of CTC 15% Premix
- 20g of CTC 15% premix per 150 kg bodyweight for seven days
|Bodyweight (kg) - Calves||Average Feed Intake Kg feed/day||Average Feed Intake Kg feed/day|
|150kg||1kg||20 kg per tonne|
|300kg||2kg||20 kg per tonne|
|Age of Pig (weeks – kg)||Average feed intake Kg feed/day||Inclusion Rate|
|8 weeks (20 kg bodyweight)||1 kg||2.7 kg per tonne|
|12 weeks (30 kg bodyweight)||1.5 kg||2.7 kg per tonne|
|14 weeks (45 kg bodyweight)||2 kg||2.7 kg per tonne|
|16 weeks (60 kg bodyweight)||2.5 kg||2.7 kg per tonne|
- To allow thorough dispersion of the product, CTC 15% premix should first be mixed with 50kg feed before incorporating into the final feed.
- Treatment should be continued for a period of 7 days.
Meat and Offal
Cattle: 35 days
Pigs: 6 days