Piperazine - MIB #19

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Revised November 2017

Approved Brands

  1. Piperazine 52 contains 97% piperazine dihydrochloride equivalent to 525 g/kg (52.5%) piperazine base. (Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc.)
  2. Ascarex D contains 99.5% piperazine dihydrochloride equivalent to 530 g/kg (53%) piperazine base. (Akzo-Nobel Surface Chemistry AB)

Approved for use

In meal or pellet feed for turkeys; chickens; swine.

Approved claims

For turkeys - Claim 1
For chickens - Claim 2
For swine - Claim 3

Claim 1: For removal of large roundworms (Ascaris) from turkeys.

Level of Drug:

2000 mg/kg (0.20%) of complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for a 24 hour period.

Caution:

  1. Withhold feed overnight prior to medication.
  2. Provide ample hopper space.
  3. To aid in preventing re-infestation clean out the pens thoroughly shortly after medication.
  4. Good sanitation is important in controlling worm infestation.

Claim 2: For removal of large roundworms (Ascaris) from chickens.

Level of Drug:

1100 mg/kg (0.11%) of complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for a 24 hour period.

Caution:

  1. Withhold feed overnight prior to medication.
  2. Provide ample hopper space.
  3. To aid in preventing re-infestation clean out the pens thoroughly shortly after medication.
  4. Good sanitation is important in controlling worm infestation.
  5. Worming birds in high production (65% or more) may cause a temporary drop in egg production (Labels for feeds containing Ascarex D only)

Claim 3: For removal of large roundworms (Ascaris suum) and nodular worms (Oesophagostomum spp.) from swine.

Level of Drug:

2960 mg/kg (0.296%) of complete feed.

Directions:

Feed this medicated feed as the sole ration for a 24 hour period.

Caution:

  1. Withhold feed overnight prior to medication.
  2. Provide ample feeder space.
  3. To aid in preventing re-infestation clean out the pens thoroughly following medication.
  4. Good sanitation is important in controlling worm infestation.

Note:

Pigs most likely to benefit are those between 8-14 weeks of age, showing slow growth, uncertain appetite and pot-bellied appearance.

Accepted Compatibilities

Piperazine is compatible with the following drug/drug combinations. For details refer to the MIB as indicated.
Medicated ingredients For use in feed for
Chlortetracycline hydrochloride (MIB #10.1) broiler chickens; replacement chickens; turkeys; swine
Penicillin from procaine penicillin (MIB #10.7) broiler chickens; replacement chickens
Zinc or methylene disalicylate bacitracin (MIB #10.2) broiler chickens; replacement chickens; turkeys; swine
Penicillin G Procaine (MIB #85) chickens
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