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Drugs for Prevention of Coccidiosis in Poultry

Drugs for Prevention of Coccidiosis in Poultry

Druga

Use Level (% in feed)

Withdrawal Time (days)

Chickens

Turkeys

Amprolium

0.0125–0.025

0.0125–0.250

0

Amprolium + ethopabate

0.0125–0.025 + 0.0004–0.004

0

Clopidol or meticlorpindol

0.0125–0.025

0

Decoquinate

0.003

0

Diclazuril

0.0001

0.0001

0

Dinitolmide (zoalene)

0.004–0.0125

0.0125–0.01875

0

Halofuginone hydrobromide

0.0003

0.00015–0.0003

4–7

Lasalocid sodium

0.0075–0.0125

0.0075–0.0125

3

Maduramicin ammonium

0.0005–0.0006

5

Monensin sodium

0.01–0.0121

0.006–0.01b

0

Narasin

0.006–0.008

0

Narasin + nicarbazin

0.003–0.005 (of the combination)

5

Nicarbazin

0.0125

4

Robenidine hydrochloride

0.0033

5

Salinomycin sodium

0.0044–0.0066

0

Semduramicin

0.0025

0

Sulfadimethoxine + ormetoprim

0.0125 + 0.0075

0.00625 + 0.00375

5

a Approved in the USA; compiled from various sources, including, with permission, the Feed Additive Compendium, The Miller Publishing Co., 2008. Anticoccidials not approved in the USA but available in various other countries include clazuril, a combination of clopidol plus methylbenzoquate, and various combinations of ionophores with nicarbazin.

b Up to 10 wk of age.