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Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder for Oral Solution:  Dosage and administration
 
 
Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder for Oral Solution
Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder for Oral Solution
Dosage and administration
Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder is formulated for administration via drinking water.
Pigs
A fresh solution should be prepared each day. Treatment should be started as soon as first symptoms first occur. The recommended dosage is 10 mg/kg body weight per day and is achieved by administering 63 mg antibiotic activity (21 mg lincomycin + 42 mg spectomycin) per litre. This medicated water must be the sole source of drinking water or the pigs over the duration of the treatment, 7 days.
Mixing Directions
To achieve the required dose rate dissolve the contents of one tub (150 g) of Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder in 1600 litres of drinking water.
Poultry
A fresh solution should be prepared each day. Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder is formulated for administration as the sole daily source of drinking water until consumed, followed by non-medicated water for the rest of the day, if necessary.
Prevention of CRD
1. Administer 150 mg of antibiotic activity (=50 mg lincomycin +100 mg spectinomycin) per kg body weight per day for the first three to five days of life.
2. Administer 50 mg of antibiotic activity per kg of body weight per day for one to two days during the fourth week of age or after vaccination.
Treatment of CRD
Administer 50 mg of antibiotic activity per kg of body weight per day at the first signs of disease and continue to three to seven days.
Dosage Table
per 1000 birds daily (at 150 mg/kg antibiotic activity)
Birds
Average Wt
(g)
Grams Linco-Spectin 100
Soluble Powder Required
for 1000 birds
Litres of
Water
  40
  9
 12
 100
 22.5
 30
 200
 45
 60
 500
112.5
150
1000
225
300
2000
450
600
For 50 mg/kg daily dose, divide grams of Linco-Spectin and litres of water by 3.
           
 
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  Date updated: 18 May 2005