Chlorsol 50 is recommended for oral administration in drinking water. For the 2kg pack a level scoop contains approximately 20g powder.
Chickens: 200 g of product should be dissolved in 600 L of drinking water and administered daily for up to 5 days. This will provide a daily dosage of 20–50 mg Chlortetracycline HCl/kg depending on water consumption. Dosage may be adjusted to up to 60 mg/kg depending upon the severity of infection, by careful calculation of the total bodyweight of the birds and dissolving the requisite amount of Chlorsol 50 in the quantity of water consumed within 24 hours.
Pigs: In order to achieve the recommended dosage rate of 20 mg Chlortetracycline HCl/kg, 200 g of product should be dissolved in 500 L of water and administered daily for up to 5 days. This will provide medication for 5000 kg of pigs. Allowance for wastage of medicated water and reduced water intake should be made and the necessary adjustment made to the amount of product used.
Medicated water should be prepared daily and any unused water should be discarded safely. Chickens and pigs should have access only to medicated water during treatment.