February 20, 2013

TERRAMYCIN® 200 NOW AVAILABILE AS A GRANULAR FORMULATION

Phibro Animal Health Corporation announces that Terramycin®  200 (oxytetracycline) antibiotic is now available as a granular formulation that provides significant advantages for feed mills and producers alike.

Terramycin®  200 Granular offers the highest potency granular tetracycline available on the market.  The product delivers broad-spectrum treatment of diseases such as bacterial pneumonia and bacterial enteritis, as well as effective treatment and control of leptospirosis.

“The conversion to a granular formula was made in response to customer requests, as granular formulations offer improved flowability, uniform dispersion and reduced dust,” according to Mark Stapleton, Global Marketing Director for Phibro Animal Health.

With Terramycin®  200 Granular thereare fewer bags to handle, as each 50-pound bag treats twice as many pigs as the leading competitor’s granulated tetracycline. The formulation’s concentration also reduces freight costs and storage requirements and allows space for greater dietary formulation options.

About Terramycin®  200 Granular

Terramycin®  200 Granular is a broad-spectrum anti-infective that has been proven effective against a wide variety of infectious diseases caused by susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It can be fed to swine, turkeys, chickens, beef cattle, non-lactating dairy cattle and sheep.  Terramycin is safe, stable and highly effective; it works in both the bloodstream and in the gastrointestinal tract.

The highest potency granulated feed-grade tetracycline available, Terramycin®  200 Granular allows for more space in nutrient-dense diets.

Terramycin®  200 Granular can be used in all stages of swine production, with no withdrawal required. Although no withdrawal is required, Phibro recommends that producers follow the NPPC voluntary 14-day withdrawal period for all products containing tetracyclines.

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