BMD® 50 (bacitracin methylene disalicylate) is a Type A Medicated Article that improves growth rate, feed efficiency and health of pigs. BMD contains feed-grade bacitracin methylene disalicylate equivalent to 50 grams (11%) bacitracin per pound of premix.
For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency in growing/finishing pigs
For control of swine dysentery (bloody scours) associated with Brachyspira hyodysenteriae in pigs up to 250 lb.
For control of clostridial enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens in suckling piglets when fed to sows from 14 days before through 21 days after farrowing on premises with a history of clostridial scours
An established, versatile product with more than 30 years of safety and efficacy
Can be used to control clostridial enteritis, the leading cause of diarrhea in young pigs
By controlling C. perfringens in suckling piglets, BMD can decrease morbidity, mortality and improve weaning weights1
Bacitracin is not included in the FDA/CVM list of medically important antibiotics for human health2, thus a Veterinary Feed Directive is not required unless BMD is used in combination with Aureomycin® or other presentations of chlortetracycline
No withdrawal is required prior to slaughter
1Flowers WL, Schultz RA, Pratte B. Effect of BMD in sow diets on clostridial numbers, sow weight loss and neonatal piglet performance. Proceedings Am. Assoc. Swine Vet. 2007:163-165.
2FDA Guidance for Industry #152. Evaluating the Safety of Antimicrobial New Animal Drugs with Regard to Their Microbiological Effects on Bacteria of Human Health Concern. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Veterinary Medicine, October 23, 2003.
Where minimum levels are shown, increase the antibiotic concentration within approved range when necessary to fit the feeding program, and to insure adequate levels of antibiotic in the complete ration.
Restricted Drug (California) – Use only as directed.
Not for Human Use.
For Use in Dry Feeds Only.
Not for Use in Liquid Medicated Feed.
Store Below 25°C (77°F), Excursions Permitted to 37°C (99°F).
NADA 46-592, Approved by FDA
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