Corpus ID: 45360027

Bovine coccidiosis. A review, including field safety studies with decoquinate for prevention.

@article{Fox1978BovineCA,
  title={Bovine coccidiosis. A review, including field safety studies with decoquinate for prevention.},
  author={J. Fox},
  journal={Modern veterinary practice},
  year={1978},
  volume={59 8},
  pages={
          599-603
        }
}
  • J. Fox
  • Published 1978
  • Medicine
  • Modern veterinary practice
Decoquinate (Deccox: Hess & Clark) has been demonstrated in in-house and university studies to be an active coccidiostat when fed daily at 0.5 mg/kg body weight during periods of oocyst exposure, or when experience indicates coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard. For prevention, feeding should be continued for at least 28 days. In 6 feedlot trials with 1993 cattle in 5 geographic areas, decoquinate fed at this level for 90-120 days had no adverse effects. In 5 of these trials, treated cattle had… Expand
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