INDICATIONS: POULTRY, SWINE & PIGEONS
PARASITES CONTROLLED (spectrum of activity)
Poultry: Roundworms (Ascaridia galli)
Pigs: Roundworms (Ascaris suum) and nodular worms (Oesophagostomum spp)
Pigeons: Roundworms (Ascaridia columbae)
Pigs: 4mL product per 5kg bodyweight. Add this amount to the water the pigs will drink in the morning. Give only medicated water until consumed and withold water the night prior to medication. Can be administered at above rates in mash or by individual drenching. Dose all in-pig sows 4 weeks before farrowing, all piglets from 5 weeks of age and all brought-in pigs. Repeat treatment at 1 to 2 monthly intervals.
Poultry. Dosage per 100 Birds
Under 7 weeks of age: 40mL Piperazine in 2L water
7 – 8 weeks of age: 50mL Piperazine in 2L water
9 – 12 weeks of age: 60mL Piperazine in 5L water
13 – 16 weeks of age: 60mL Piperazine in 7L water
17 – 20 weeks of age: 70mL Piperazine in 9L water
Over 20 weeks of age: 90mL Piperazine in 11L water.
Provide according to number of birds in pen. When medicated water is consumed provide water for remainder of day. Do not provide plain water until medicated water is consumed. For use in wet mash: Mix according to dose rate table with sufficient water to prepare mash. Repeat after 6 weeks.
Pigeons: 0.5mL product added to 40mL of water per pigeon. Provide according to number of birds. Do not provide plain water until medicated water is consumed. Repeat after 6 weeks. Repeat treatments are necessary to kill maturing worms after initial treatment.
Read the product label for specific detail on dosage.
LD50 (acute oral) in rats: >7900 mg/kg for piperazine
LD50 (acute dermal) in rats: n.a.
Suspected poisoning? Read the article on piperazine safety in this site.
Withholding periods (=withdrawal times) in days for meat & milk (country-specific differences may apply: read the product label)