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NADA Number: 039-417

Proprietary Name Deccox® Type A Medicated Article
Sponsor Zoetis Inc.
Sponsor Address 333 Portage St.
Kalamazoo, MI    49007
Ingredients Decoquinate
Species (Class) CATTLE (Cattle, not lactating)
CHICKENS (Chicken, broilers)
CHICKENS (Chicken, not laying eggs for human consumption)
GOATS (Goat, young, nonlactating)
SHEEP (DOMESTIC) (Sheep, young not lactating)
Routes of Administration Per Os
Dosage Form Medicated feed
Dispensing Status OTC
Patent Number (Expiration Date) 3485845 (No Expiration Date)
3544686 (No Expiration Date)
Dosage Amount,
Indications
& Limitations

558.195 Decoquinate.

Specifications: Type A medicated article containing 6 percent decoquinate. Type A medicated articles containing 6 percent decoquinate may be used to manufacture dry or liquid Type B cattle (including veal calf), sheep, and goat feeds. Conditions of use:

Chickens (broilers)

Amount: 27.2 grams per ton of feed.

Indications: For the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria tenella, E. necatrix, E. mivati, E. acervulina, E. maxima and E. brunetti.

Limitations: Do not feed to laying chickens. Bentonite should not be used in decoquinate feeds.

Cattle

Amount: 27.2 grams per ton of feed.

Indications: For the prevention of coccidiosis in cattle (including ruminating and non-ruminating calves and veal calves) caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii.

Goats (young)

Amount: 12.9 to 90.8 grams per ton of feed.

Indications: For the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria christenseni and E. ninakohlyakimovae.

Limitations: Feed Type C feed or milk replacer at a rate to provide 22.7 milligrams per 100 pounds of body weight per day (0.5 milligrams per kilogram). Do not feed to goats producing milk for food. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of exposure to coccidiosis or when it is likely to be a hazard. Bentonite should not be used in decoquinate feeds.

Amount: 90.9 – 535.7 grams per ton of feed.

Indications: For the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria christenseni and E. ninakohlyakimovae.

Limitations: Administer as a top dress supplement or mix into daily ration at a rate to provide 22.7 milligrams per 100 pounds of body weight per day (0.5 milligrams per kilogram). Do not feed to goats producing milk for food. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of exposure to coccidiosis or when it is likely to be a hazard. Bentonite should not be used in decoquinate feeds.

Sheep (young)

Amount: 12.9 to 90.8 grams per ton of feed.

Indications: For the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria ovinoidalis, E. parva, E. bakuensis, and E. crandallis.

Limitations: Feed type C feed or milk replacer at a rate to provide 22.7 milligrams per 100 pounds of body weight (0.5 milligrams per kilogram) per day. Feed at least 28 days during periods of exposure to coccidiosis or when it is likely to be a hazard. Do not feed to sheep producing milk for food. Bentonite should not be used in decoquinate feeds.

Amount: 90.9 – 535.7 grams per ton of feed.

Indications: For the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria ovinoidalis, E. parva, E. bakuensis, and E. crandallis.

Limitations: Administer as a top dress supplement or mix into daily ration at a rate to provide 22.7 milligrams per 100 pounds of body weight per day (0.5 milligrams per kilogram). Do not feed to goats producing milk for food. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of exposure to coccidiosis or when it is likely to be a hazard. Bentonite should not be used in decoquinate feeds.

 

Tolerances

Decoquinate: Tolerances for residues of decoquinate in food are established in uncooked edible tissues of chickens, cattle, and goats at 2 parts per million in tissues other than skeletal muscle, and 1 part per million in skeletal muscle.