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Release 2.271
Flubenvet 1 % Medicated Premixture
 
Species: Chickens, Poultry, Turkeys
Therapeutic indication: Medicinal feed additives: In-feed wormers, Pharmaceuticals: Endoparasiticides: Anthelmintics for poultry
Active ingredient: Flubendazole
Product:Flubenvet 1 % Medicated Premixture
Product index: Flubenvet 1 % Medicated Premixture
Poultry - meat: 7 days
Poultry - eggs: Chickens - Zero days
Withdrawal notes: Chickens: eggs may only be presented for human consumption during and after treatment when dosed at the recommended inclusion rate.
Incorporating:
Presentation
White to slightly yellow powder, medicated premixture containing 10 mg/g flubendazole in a 60 g tub with a 6 g scoop.
Uses
Domestic Poultry Wormer: Flubenvet 1% Medicated Premixture is effective against gapeworm, large roundworm, caecal worm, hairworm, and gizzard worm in chickens, turkeys, and geese. Activity includes adult worms, larvae and eggs.
Dosage and administration
Dosing Instructions
Medicated feed should be fed for 7 consecutive days.
Incorporate the required amount of the product into the daily feed ration.
The daily ration should be fed as a “complete ration” during the 7 day treatment period. At the inclusion rates in the table below, for chicken and geese the ration will contain 30 ppm flubendazole and for turkeys 20 ppm.
Dosage
Chicken and Geese
Turkeys
60 g of product (the whole tub) medicates 20 kg of feed
60 g of product (the whole tub) medicates 30 kg of feed
30 g of product medicates 10 kg of feed
18 g of product medicates 9 kg of feed
6 g of product medicates 2 kg of feed
6 g of product medicates 3 kg of feed
A level measure of the scoop that is included = 6 g of wormer. Use the scoop to measure the correct amount of product to mix into the dry feed as per the table above. Refer to the prescription for the exact inclusion rate. The dosage is dependent on the amount of feed that each bird consumes over the 7-day treatment period. Larger birds eat more feed and receive more medication according to their weight.
Mixing advice
The volume of product to be mixed into the feed is small. Mix very well for even distribution.
Initially, mix the required volume of product into a cup of feed. Mix very well. Add this to a bowl of feed and mix very well. Repeat twice more, every time into a larger volume of food. Mix well.
Treatment frequency
Birds on the ground with known worm infestations are susceptible to re-infestation. In such cases, re-treatment with another 7-day course, after 3 weeks is recommended.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Operator warnings:
Accidental ingestion by humans should be avoided. May cause sensitisation by skin contact. May cause skin and eye irritation. Avoid direct skin contact. Wear overalls, safety glasses and impervious gloves when mixing and handling the product. Wash affected parts if skin contact occurs. If accidental eye contact occurs, immediately rinse thoroughly with water. If the operations involve potential exposure to dust, wear either a disposable filter and half-mask respirator conforming to European Standard EN149, or a non-disposable respirator to European Standard EN140 fitted with a filter to EN143.
Overdose
Flubendazole is an analog of mebendazole for which the side effects of overdose include transient gastrointestinal abnormalities.
Withdrawal periods
Birds must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment.
Treated birds may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 7 days from the last treatment.
Chickens, Turkeys and Geese: Meat - 7 days
There is no withholding period for chickens producing eggs for human consumption when the product is used at the recommended inclusion rate.
Chickens: Eggs - Zero days
Pharmaceutical precautions
To be supplied only on veterinary prescription – from your veterinarian, or a suitably qualified person.
If the prescription requires a longer withdrawal period, that is the one that applies.
Store in tightly closed, original container below 25 °C.
Dispose of empty containers in the domestic refuse. Used containers should not be recycled.
For animal treatment only.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Legal category
Legal category: Medicated Premixture
Packaging quantities
60 g tub with 6 g scoop
Further information
Flubenvet 1% Medicated Premixture has no adverse effect on egg laying or hatchability.
Flubendazole is a synthetic anthelmintic belonging to the benzimidazole carbamates which acts by inhibiting the microtubular assembly in absorptive cells of nematodes.
Medicated Premixtures
These products are manufactured from licensed Veterinary Medicinal Products and do not have a Legal Category. This product is manufactured from a POM-VPS product.
Flubenvet 1% requires further mixing with feed before feeding and hence the keeper must be approved by VMD. Exemption from approval will apply only if birds are kept purely for domestic purposes, including consumption by the keeper of the produce. Detailed information from VMD:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/manufacturing-and-supplying-veterinary-medicines-for-animal-feed
Marketing Authorisation Number
This MEDICATED PREMIXTURE is produced from Flubenvet 5% w/w Premix for Medicated Feeding Stuff containing flubendazole 50mg/g, Vm 00879/4184.
Significant changes
GTIN
GTIN description:FLUBENVET 1% 60G
GTIN:05014602800581