Always consult a veterinary physician or animal care specialist before using doxycycline hydrochloride soluble powders.
Indications and Usage
It is indicated for gastrointestinal and respiratory infections caused by doxycycline sensitive micro-organisms, like Bordetella, Campylobacter, Chlamydia, E. coli, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella, Rickettsia, Salmonella, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp. in calves, goats, poultry, sheep, and swine.
Doxycycline has a great affinity to the lungs and is therefore especially useful for treatment of bacterial respiratory infections.
Administration and Dosage
General recommended dosage is: 5g per 200kg bodyweight in calves, goats and sheep, general recommended dosage for poultry and swine is 1 kg per 2000-4000 liters of drinking water. It is recommended to be taken orally through drinking water.
Refer to an animal care specialist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise, and complete the full treatment, as stopping early can result in a recurrence or worsen the problem.
14 days for sheep, calves and goat; 8 days for swine and 7 days for poultry from last treatment. Not for use in animals from which milk or eggs are produced for human consumption.
Do not use the product in conjunction with bactericidal antibiotics, like cephalosporins and penicillins as they would lead to decreased bioavailabilty also the use of the product should be limited during pregnancy and lactation.
If the condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call a veterinary physician or animal care specialist. When handling the product, avoid inhalation and contact with skin.
However, consult with an animal care specialist about any other medications that are being taken by the animal, and their medical history, before their treatment with doxycycline hydrochloride soluble powders.