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Drugs for Treatment of Coccidiosis in Chickens

Drugs for Treatment of Coccidiosis in Chickens

Druga

Feed or Water

Use Level, Treatment Duration

Withdrawal Time (days)

Amprolium

Water

0.012%–0.024%, 3–5 days; 0.006%, 1–2 wk

0

Chlortetracycline

Feed

0.022% + 0.8% calcium, not more than 3 wk

0

Oxytetracycline

Feed

0.022% + 0.18%–0.55% calcium, not more than 5 days

3

Sodium sulfachloropyrazine monohydrate

Water

0.03%, 3 days

4

Sulfadimethoxine

Water

0.05%, 6 days

5

Sulfamethazine (sulfadimidine)

Water

0.1%, 2 days; 0.05%, 4 days

10

Toltrazuril

Water

25 ppm, 2 days

NAb

a Approved in the USA, except for toltrazuril

b Not applicable