Safe-Guard® Equi-Bits® Pellet Horse Wormer

Merck

 

  • 0.5% fenbendazole
  • Alfalfa – Based Pellets
  • Type C Medicated Feed
  • Pour On Top Of Daily Ration

 

Indications:

For the control of large strongyles (Strongylus edentatus, S. equinus, S. vulgaris, Triodontophorus supp.), small strongyles (Cyathostomum spp., Cylicocyclus supp., Cylicostephanus spp.), pinworms (Oxyuris equi), and ascarids (Parascaris equorum).

 

Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein

Not less than

  12.5%

Crude Fat

Not less Than

    2.0%

Crude Fiber

Not more than

  25.0%

Calcium

Not less than

    6.0%

Calcium

Not more than

    7.2%

Phosphorus

Not less than

    0.2%

Copper

Not less than

    0.1 ppm

Selenium

Not less than

  0.01 ppm

Zinc

Not less than

    1.0 ppm

Vitamin A

Not added

 

 

Active Drug Ingredient:

fenbendazole 5.0 grams per kilogram (2.27 grams per pound)

 

Ingredients:

Wheat Middlings, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Calcium Carbonate, Corn Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles, Mineral Oil, Cane Molasses, Preserved with Propionic Acid, and Apple Flavoring.

 

Feeding Directions:

The recommended dose is 5 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (2.27 mg fenbendazole per pound) in a ONE (1) DAY treatment. For ascarids the recommended dose is 10 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (4.54 mg fenbendazole per pound) in a ONE (1) DAY treatment.

All horses must be eating normally to ensure that each animal consumes an adequate amount of the medicated feed. Safe-Guard® Equi-Bits® Top Dress Pellets must be spread uniformly on top of the daily ration.

 

Examples Of Feeding Rates:

5 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (2.27 mg per pound)

For a ONE (1) DAY treatment, add Safe-Guard® Equi-Bits® Top Dress Pellets to the daily ration at the rate of 1.0 pound for each 1,000 pounds body weight. A 1.25 lb container will treat a 1250 lb body weight.

 

10 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (4.54 mg per pound).

For a ONE (1) DAY treatment, add Safe-Guard® Equi-Bits® Top Dress Pellets to the daily ration at the rate of 1.0 pound for each 500 pounds body weight. A 1.25 lb container will treat 625 lb body weight.

 

Feed for ONE (1) DAY as above. No prior withdrawal of feed or water is necessary.

 

Regular deworming at intervals of 6 to 8 weeks may be required due to the possibility of reinfection.

 

Animal Safety:

There are no known contraindications for the use of Safe-Guard® Equi-Bits® Top Dress Pellets in horses. Side effects associated with Safe-Guard® (fenbendazole) could not be established in well-controlled safety studies in horses with single doses as high as 454 mg/lb (1,000 mg/kg) and 15 consecutive daily doses of 22.7 mg/lb (50 mg/kg).

Safe-Guard® (fenbendazole) has been evaluated for safety in pregnant mares during all stages of gestation with doses as high as 11.4 mg/lb (25 mg/kg) and in stallions with doses as high as 11.4 mg/lb (25 mg/kg). No adverse effects on reproduction were detected.

 

Warning:

Do Not Use In Horses Intended For Human Consumption. Keep This And All Medications Out Of The Reach Of Children. Not For Use In Humans.

 

Consult Your Veterinarian For Assistance In The Diagnosis, Treatment and Control Of Parasitism.

 

Storage:

Store at or below 25°C (77°F)

 

 



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