Salinomycin Sodium - MIB #10.13

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Approved Brands

  1. Posistac 6% Premix contains salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg (Phibro Animal Health Corporation)
  2. Coxistac 6% Premix contains salinomycin sodium at 60 g/kg (Phibro Animal Health Corporation)

Approved for use

Claim 1 - in meal or pellet feed.
Claim 2 - pellet feed only.

Approved claims

For swine - Claim 1, 2
For rabbits - Claim 3, 4 (moved to the MIB 69)
For beef cattle (steers) - Claim 5
For Feedlot beef heifers (when fed concurrently with melengestrol acetate) - Claim 6

Claim 1: For increased rate of weight gain in growing-finishing swine.

Level of Drug:

25 mg/kg (0.0025%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration from approximately 25 kg body weight to market weight.

Note:

To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Warning:

  1. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid (Required on premix and supplements labels only).
  4. Do not feed to male or female swine intended for reproduction including pregnant swine and swine in lactation.

Claim 2: For improved feed efficiency in growing-finishing swine fed pelleted complete feed.

Level of Drug:

25 mg/kg (0.0025%) of salinomycin sodium in the complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration from approximately 25 kg body weight to market weight.

Note:

To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend.

Warning:

  1. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid (Required on premix and supplements labels only).
  4. Do not feed to male or female swine intended for reproduction including pregnant swine and swine in lactation.
  5. The efficacy for improvement in feed efficiency in swine has not been established with mash feed.

Claim 3: As in aid in the prevention of coccidiosis in weaned and growing rabbits on farm with a confirmed history of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria spp.

Moved to the MIB 69 Claim 4

Claim 4: For the reduction of coccidian shedding in weaned and growing rabbits.

Moved to the MIB 69 Claim 5

Claim 5: For the improvement of feed efficiency in steers fed in confinement for slaughter

Level of Drug:

In complete diets, supplements and premixes at a level which, when fed as directed, will provide 100 mg of salinomycin sodium per head per day. The following tables may be used as a guide:

Note: Complete diet refers to the complete feed plus the roughage and must be corrected to a 100% dry matter basis.

A. Complete diet
Weight of steers (kg)Estimated daily dry matter intake (kg)Recommended Salinomycin Sodium Conc. in the complete diet (mg/kg)
220 to 300 6.25 16
301 to 400 7.70 13
Over 400 9.00 11

Note: To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted with grain or supplement in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend of complete diet.

B. Supplements
Supplement Feeding Rate (kg/head/day)Recommended Salinomycin Sodium Conc. in the supplement (mg/kg)
0.5 200
1.0 100
1.5 66
2.0 50

Directions:

Thoroughly mix the medicated supplement in the total daily diet or in the complete feed (grain portion of the ration) before use. Feed continuously to steers during their entire confinement period. Do not feed undiluted.

Warning:

  1. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals.
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  4. Do not administer to replacement or breeding cattle, to calves below 220 kg body weight, or to lactating dairy cattle.

Claim 6: For the improved growth rate and feed efficiency, and an aid in suppression of estrus in beef heifers being fed for slaughter.

Note: This claim only applies when salinomycin sodium is administered concurrently with melengestrol acetate at 0.40 mg/head/day.

Level of Drug:

In complete diets, supplements and premixes for beef heifers 220 kg body weight and heavier, at a level which, when fed as directed, will provide 100 mg of salinomycin sodium and 0.40 mg melengestrol acetate per head per day. The following tables may be used as a guide:

Note: Complete diet refers to the complete feed plus the roughage and must be corrected to a 100% dry matter basis.

A. Complete diet
Weight of heifers (kg)Estimated daily dry matter intake (kg)Recommended Salinomycin Sodium Conc. in complete diet (mg/kg)
220 to 300 6.25 16
301 to 400 7.70 13
Over 400 9.00 11

Note: To ensure proper mixing, the drug premix should first be diluted with grain or supplement in an intermediate blending step prior to adding to the final blend of complete diet.

B. Supplements
Supplement Feeding Rate (kg/head/day)Recommended Salinomycin Sodium Conc. in the supplement (mg/kg)
0.5 200
1.0 100
1.5 66
2.0 50

Directions:

Thoroughly mix the medicated supplement/premix in the total daily diet or in the complete feed (grain portion of the ration) before use. Feed continuously to beef heifers during their entire confinement period. Do not feed undiluted.

Warning:

  1. Treated feedlot beef heifers must not be slaughtered for food for at least 24 hours after the last treatment with this medicated feed.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Do not allow dogs, horses or turkeys access to this medicated feed as it is known to be toxic to these species. Extra care should be taken to avoid contamination of feeds for these animals
  2. Do not administer tiamulin to animals receiving this medicated feed.
  3. Do not use in feeds containing pellet-binding agents with the exception of Lignosol, and Agri-Colloid. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  4. Do not administer to replacement or breeding cattle, to calves below 220 kg body weight, or to lactating dairy cattle.

Accepted Compatibilities

Salinomycin sodium is compatible with the following drugs/drug combinations. For details refer to the MIB as indicated.
Medicated ingredientsFor use in feed for
Melengestrol acetate (MIB #46) feedlot heifers
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