Poloxalene - MIB #56

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Date Revised: 2010-11

Approved Brands

  1. Bloat-Guard contains poloxalene 530 g/kg (Phibro Animal Health Corporation)

Approved for use

In meal feed for cattle.

Approved claims

For cattle - Claim 1

Claim 1: As an aid in the prevention of Legume (alfalfa, clover) Bloat in cattle.

Level of Drug:

  1. Moderate bloat-producing conditions: Use a feed that will provide 1 g of poloxalene per 45.36 kg body weight daily.
  2. Severe bloat-producing conditions: Use a feed that will provide 2 g of poloxalene per 45.36 kg body weight daily.

Directions:

Feeds containing poloxalene should be fed starting two or three days before the animals are exposed to bloat-producing conditions.

Repeat the feeding of the feed containing poloxalene when animals are exposed to bloat-producing conditions more than 12  hours from the last feeding of feed containing poloxalene.

Caution:

It is essential that each animal consume the total recommended dosage of poloxalene daily for adequate protection.

Accepted Compatibilities

Nil

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