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Robenz®

Type A Medicated Article

Robenz® is a Type A Medicated Article for the prevention of coccidiosis in broilers caused by Eimeria acervulina, E. mivati, E. maxima, E. brunetti, E. tenella and E. necatrix.

 

  • Chemical anticoccidial developed specifically for coccidiosis prevention in broiler chickens
  • Broad-spectrum, nonantibiotic with coccidiostatic and coccidiocidal activity1,2
  • Cross-resistance unlikely due to unique chemical structure3
  • Component of anticoccidial rotation programs4
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  • For the prevention of coccidiosis in broiler chickens caused by Eimeria acervulina, E. mivati, E. maxima, E. brunetti, E. tenella and E. necatrix

  • FDA Status:

    • Category II drug and a feedmill license is required when the source of robenidine contains more than 0.33% robenidine
    • Approved for use in combination with Albac®, Aureomycin® and BMD®*

    Storage and Packaging

    • Store in a protected location, avoid excessive heat and keep package closed to avoid contamination
    • Robenz is packaged in a 50-pound, multiwall paper bag with protective barrier ply

    *Reference Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations 558.515 for species-specific combination clearances.
    • Expiration period is 36 months from the date of manufacture (package indicates expiration date)
    • Type C feeds containing Robenz (robenidine hydrochloride) must be fed within 50 days from the date of manufacture
    • Do not feed to chickens producing eggs for human consumption
    • A 5-day withdrawal is required prior to slaughter
    1. McDouglad LR. Chemotherapy of coccidiosis. In: Long PL, ed. The Biology of the Coccidia. Baltimore: University Park Press, 1982;373-427.
    2. McDouglad LR. Chemotherapy of coccidiosis. In: Long PL, ed. The Biology of the Coccidia. Baltimore: University Park Press, 1982;373-427.
    3. McLoughlin DK, Chute MD. Robenidine resistance in Eimeria tenella. Journal of Parasitology 1978;64:874-877.
    4. Chapman HD. Use of anticoccidial drugs in broiler chickens in the USA: analysis for the years 1995 to 1999. Poultry Science 2001;80:572-580.

     


IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:  Withdraw ROBENZ 5 days prior to slaughter.  Do not feed to chickens producing eggs for food.

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