Corid 1.25% top dress pellet

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  1. buckrun

    buckrun New Member

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    Has anyone used this product for coccidiosis treatment?
    My feed mill was out of the other forms and now I am having questions about converting from the cow dosage...

    Found one reference that said 5 times the cow dosage for goats because of quicker metabolism and another one that just said 250 mg of the active ingredient for a 20lb kid.

    I would be grateful if anyone could give me an idea of how much is the right dose.
    otherwise I will have to mail order the kind I know how to use!
    Thanks all
    Lee
     
  2. NubianSoaps.com

    NubianSoaps.com New Member

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    I know I asked Kaye later last year, in hopes that it will be palatable and easily added for kids. I know the amount mg/kg of which I am math challenged so all this type of question goes to Kaye :) was so much as to be cost prohibitive. Vicki
     

  3. Kaye White

    Kaye White New Member

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    Well....this one kinda' stumped me. Or rather, I just couldn't believe the figures I came up with!

    This is what I got:
    The recommended dose on Corid (Amprolium) is 50mg/kg. or 50mg/2.2#.
    This is the Lable dose for Corid 1.25% top dress.
    Active Ingredient:
    Amprolium 5.675 mg/lb.
    Pellets contain amprolium for effective control and treatment of coccidiosi in calves. Can be mixed in ration or top dressed. Prevention: Feed .04 lbs. per 100 lbs. of body weight for 21 days. Treatment: Feed .08 lbs. per 100 lbs. of body weight for 5 days.

    So, with the label dosed for calves...you need to up the treatment dose 5 times.
    You need 750mg/15kg (30#kid)= 131#'s of pellets to equal 50mg/kg. per day.

    :blush2 I just KNOW that can't be right. But, it's what I came up with 3 times. Anyone else want to take a stab at this before I loose my sanity?? :crazy
    Kaye
     
  4. mill-valley

    mill-valley New Member

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    If you follow this x 5 it equals .4lb per 100 lb or .13 lb(about 2 oz) for 30 lb kid.

    If you follow the 50 mg/kg times 5.675 mg/lb....I got 131 lb/day too.
     
  5. Kaye White

    Kaye White New Member

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    :whew THANKS,Beth.
    I actually thought I'd lost it!!!
    Kaye
     
  6. Kaye White

    Kaye White New Member

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    :lol Hhhmmm...that's kinda' what my homec teacher said. In 15yrs. of teaching, she'd never had a student flunk homec. Well....she did with me! All because we were suppose to sew a dress...did that, but refused to wear it in a fashion show. I DIDN'T do dresses in school....still don't do 'em real well. :rofl

    Maybe it's a good thing they wouldn't eat them....getting them to eat 131#'s a day for 5 days, might have turned into a disaster. :really
    Kaye
     
  7. buckrun

    buckrun New Member

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    thanks for the smiles...couldn't afford 131 pounds per day for 10 kids for 5 days either!
    Lee