Product name: Elancoban® 200
Presentation: A brown, free-flowing granular premix for incorporation into animal feedingstuffs containing 200g monensin activity per kg.
Uses: Broiler and layer replacement chickens: As an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria acervulina, E. brunetti, E. maxima, E. mivati, E. necatrix and E. tenella. Turkeys for fattening: As an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria adenoides, E. gallopavonis and E. meleagrimitis.
Dosage/administration: Mix the appropriate quantity of Elancoban® 200 to obtain the recommended levels of monensin, with 20 – 50kg of a suitable feed component prior to incorporation into the bulk of the feed to be prepared. Incorporation only as described below:
Broiler and layer replacement chickens: Elancoban® 200 should be mixed thoroughly into layer replacement feeds at 0.5kg or a level up to 0.6kg per metric tonne. This will provide monensin equivalent to 100g or up to 120g monensin activity per tonne of completed feed. For broilers, inclusion of 0.5kg – 0.625kg per metric tonne will provide monensin equivalent to 100g or up to 125g monensin activity per tonne of completed feed.
Broiler chickens: Feed containing Elancoban® 200 should be fed continuously as the only ration until three days before slaughter for human consumption.
Layer replacement chickens: Feed containing Elancoban® 200 should be fed continuously from day old up to a maximum of 16 weeks of age.
Turkeys for fattening: It is recommended that 300 – 500g of Elancoban® 200 be thoroughly mixed in one tonne of complete turkey feed. This will provide monensin equivalent to 60 – 100g activity per tonne of feed (60ppm – 100ppm). Feed containing Elancoban® 200 should be fed continuously as the only ration from day old up to three days before slaughter for human consumption, up to a maximum of 16 weeks of age.
Contraindications, warnings, etc.: For animal treatment only. Keep out of reach of children. Elancoban® 200 should be carefully mixed with the mineral supplement or other feed ingredients prior to the feed being manufactured to ensure even distribution in the final feed. When mixing and handling Elancoban® 200, use protective clothing, impervious gloves and a dust mask. Operators should wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. If accidental eye contact occurs, immediately rinse thoroughly with water. Poultry must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment or for at least three days after the last treatment. For use in feeds for broiler and layer replacement chickens and turkeys for fattening only. Do not feed to guinea fowl or other avian species, or to chickens or turkeys producing eggs. For replacement chickens. Do not allow horses or other equines access to feeds containing Elancoban® 200. Ingestion of monensin by horses has been fatal. The product must not be mixed or used simultaneously with another coccidiostat. Animals, including birds, should not be treated with products containing tiamulin while receiving, or for at least seven days before °rafter receiving feed containing Elancoban® 200. Severe growth depression or death may result. Instances of possible intoxication have been reported in turkeys receiving chloramphenicol or sulphonamides while consuming feed supplemented with monensin.
Pharmaceutical precautions: Store in a cool, dry place. For shelf life see expiry date on label. The product can be incorporated into pelleted feed, pre-conditioned with steam, at a temperature of 118°C at a pressure of 34 bar.
Legal category: Specified feed additive (coccidiostat).
Package quantities: Laminated paper/woven polyethylene sacks containing 25kg.
European authorisation number: 757
Supplier: Elanco Animal Health. Lilly House, Priestley Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 9NL.