Deccox®

DECCOX - decoquinate granule 
Alpharma Inc. Animal Health

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Deccox®

Decoquinate
Type A Medicated Article
Medicated Premix
Coccidiostat

Active ingredient

Decoquinate................................................................................................................. 6% (27.2 g/lb)

Ingredients

Corn meal, soybean oil, lecithin and silicon dioxide

Must be mixed with other ingredients before feeding. Do not use in feeds containing bentonite. Mixing and conveying equipment should be properly grounded. Each pound of Deccox® contains 27.2 grams of decoquinate.

Cattle

For the prevention of coccidiosis in ruminating and non-ruminating calves (including veal calves) and cattle caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii.

Thoroughly mix Deccox into the ration at a rate to provide decoquinate at a daily dose of 22.7 mg/100 lbs (0.5 mg/kg) of body weight. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard. Coccidiostats are not indicated for use in adult animals due to continuous previous exposure.

1.
For Supplements or Topdress
a.
Dry Supplements - Type C Medicated Product
The table below shows the amount of Deccox required per ton of supplement to provide the proper decoquinate levels per head daily.
lbs Deccox per ton of SupplementDecoquinate LevelsDaily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton%mg/lb
16.74540.052271/10 lb/100 lbs body weight
33.49080.14541/10 lb/200 lbs body weight
41.7511360.1255681/10 lb/250 lbs body weight
 
 
b.
Dry Supplements - Type B Medicated Product
lbs Deccox per ton of SupplementDecoquinate LevelsDaily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton%mg/lb
*
This supplement must be mixed with grain at the rate of 1 part supplement with 9 parts grain. The resulting mixture contains 0.05% decoquinate and is then to be fed at the rate of 1/10 lb per 100 lbs body weight daily.
16745420.52271*(See footnote)
 
 
c.
Liquid Supplements - Type B Medicated Product
(1)
Add the appropriate amount of Deccox to liquid supplement to provide the proper decoquinate level per head daily (see table below).
(2)
The pH of the supplement must be between 5.0 to 6.5.
(3)
Supplements must contain a suspending agent to maintain viscosity of not less than 500 centipoises.
lbs Deccox per ton of Liquid SupplementDecoquinate LevelsDaily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton%mg/lb
4.181140.012556.81/10 lb/25 lbs body weight
8.362270.025113.51/10 lb/50 lbs body weight
16.74540.05227.01/10 lb/100 lbs body weight
2.
For Complete Rations - Type C Medicated Product
The table below shows the amount of Deccox required per ton of complete feed to provide the proper decoquinate levels daily for animals weighing an average of 600 pounds.
lbs Deccox per ton of FeedDecoquinate LevelsDaily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton%mg/lb
0.513.60.00156.820 lbs
0.719.00.00219.514.3 lbs
1.027.20.003013.610 lbs

The following formula can be used to calculate the amount of Deccox (6% decoquinate) to be included in one ton of feed to provide the daily dosage of 22.7 mg decoquinate per 100 lbs body weight.

Avg. Weight of Individual Animal to be Medicated× 454=lbs Deccox to be added per ton feed
Avg. Pounds of Medicated Feed per Animal, per Day× 27,200

Note: Mix Deccox in a ratio of 1:9 with ground grain prior to adding it to the mixer.

Warning

Do not feed to cows producing milk for food

Sheep

For the prevention of coccidiosis in young sheep caused by Eimeria ovinoidalis, E. crandallis, E. parva, and E. bakuensis.

Thoroughly mix Deccox into the ration at a rate to provide decoquinate at a daily dose of 22.7 mg/100 lbs (0.5 mg/kg) of body weight. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

Sheep Body Weight in lbslbs Deccox per ton of FeedDecoquinate LevelsDaily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton%mg/lb
300.513.60.00156.81.0 lbs
600.513.60.00156.82.0 lbs
900.513.60.00156.83.0 lbs

Warning

Do not feed to sheep producing milk for food

Poultry

Complete Ration - Type C Medicated Product

For the prevention of coccidiosis in broiler chickens - caused by Eimeria tenella, E. necatrix, E. acervulina, E. mivati, E. maxima, and E. brunetti.

Thoroughly mix one (1) pound of Deccox in each ton of complete ration and feed continuously.

Warning

Do not feed to laying chickens

Goats

For the prevention of coccidiosis in young goats caused by Eimeria christenseni and E. ninakohlyakimovae.

Thoroughly mix Deccox into the ration at a rate to provide decoquinate at a daily dose of 22.7 mg/100 lbs (0.5 mg/kg) of body weight. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

Goats Body Weight in lbslbs Deccox per ton of FeedDecoquinate LevelsDaily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton%mg/lb
300.513.60.00156.81.0 lbs

Warning

Do not feed to goats producing milk for food

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place. Keep bag tightly closed.

Restricted Drug (California) - Use only as directed. Not for human use.
NADA 39-417, Approved by FDA

Marketed by
Alpharma Inc.
Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Net wt 50 LB (22.68 kg)

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 50 LB Bag

Deccox®

ALPHARMA

Decoquinate
Type A Medicated Article
Medicated Premix
Coccidiostat

See back panel for use directions.

Net wt 50 LB (22.68 kg)

ALPHARMA®

Deccox®

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL- 50 LB Bag

DECCOX 
decoquinate   granule
Product Information
Product TypeOTC TYPE A MEDICATED ARTICLE ANIMAL DRUGNDC Product Code (Source)46573-601
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Decoquinate (Decoquinate) Decoquinate27.2 mg  in 0.45 kg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Soybean Oil 
Lecithin, Soybean 
Silicon Dioxide 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITE (White to Tan) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#NDCPackage DescriptionMultilevel Packaging
146573-601-0022.68 kg In 1 BAGNone

Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NADANADA03941701/01/2009

Labeler - Alpharma Inc. Animal Health (070954094)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Alpharma Inc. Animal Health099219842MANUFACTURE, ANALYSIS, RELABEL, REPACK
Revised: 05/2009Alpharma Inc. Animal Health