Indication

Megagard is widely used for prevention and treatment of disease of the respiratory tract caused by mycoplasmas and complicated by secondary bacterial infections in commercial broiler, layer and breeder.


Dosage & Administration

Treatment schedule

 

Disease

 

Organism

 

Administration

 

Mycoplasmosis

 

Mycoplasma gallisepticum, M.synoviae

 

See the disease prevention schedule

 

CRD

 

Mycoplasma gallisepticum,M.synoviae infection complicated by E .Coli

 

In water : 1 g Megagard 45 % & 1g DO-2 Vet or 2g OTC Vet per 3 liter of water for 3-5 days.

OR,

In Feed : 32-35 g Megagard 45% & 100g DO-2 Vet /200g OTC Vet per 100 kg of feed for 5-7 days.

 

 

CRD Complex (CCRD)

 

Complicated infection caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum , M. synoviae, E. coli, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus and Clostridium spp.

 

 

Or advised by the registered veterinarian.

A) Megagard In commercial layer
Preventive schedule

 

Age

 

Duration of treatment

 

Daily requirement of Megagard per 100 layers

 

Total Megagard required

1st week

 

1st -3rd day (3 days)

 

0.50 g

 

1.5 g

3rd week

 

18th -19th day (2 days)

 

1.30 g

 

2.60 g

8th week

 

57th -58th day (2 days)

 

2.50 g

 

5.00 g

12th week

 

84th -85th day (2 days)

 

3.20 g

 

6.40 g

16th week

 

112th -113th day (2 days)

 

4.00 g

 

8.00 g

20th week

 

140th -141th day (2 days)

 

4.25 g

 

8.50 g

           

Total = 32 g

 

To reduce the risk of further infection with Mycoplasma continue 2 days
application of Megagard 4.25 g per month per 100 layers.

B) Megagard in commercial broiler
Preventive schedule

 

Age

 

Duration of Treatment

 

Daily requirement of Megagard per 100 Broiler

 

Total Megagard required

1st week

 

1st -3rd day (3 days)

 

0.5 g

 

1.5 g

2nd week

 

11th -12th day (2 days)

 

1.0 g

 

2.0 g

3rd week

 

21st - 22th day (2 days)

 

2.0 g

 

4.0 g

           

Total=7.5 g

 Administer Megagard in the Morning drinking water according to "A" &
"B" table.

 

C) Megagard in layer breeder
i) Preventive schedule according to daily water consumption

Age

 

Duration of Treatment

 

Daily requirement of Megagard per

100 Layer Breeder

 

Total Megagard required

1st week

 

1st 3 days

 

0.5 g

 

1.5 g

2nd week

 

2 days

 

0.5 g

 

1.0 g

4th week

 

2 days

 

0.8 g

 

1.6 g

8th week

 

2 days

 

1.6 g

 

3.2 g

12th week

 

2 days

 

2.4 g

 

4.8 g

16th week

 

2 days

 

3.5 g

 

7.0 g

20th week

 

2 days

 

3.5 g

 

7.0 g

24th week

 

2 days

 

3.7 g

 

7.4 g

28th week

 

2 days

 

3.8 g

 

7.6 g

32th week

 

2 days

 

4.0 g

 

8.0 g

36th week

 

2 days

 

4.0 g

 

8.0 g

40th week

 

2 days

 

4.0 g

 

8.0 g

44th week

 

2 days

 

4.0 g

 

8.0 g

           

Total = 73.1 g

 

ii) Preventive schedule as per body weight

 

Age

 

Quantity of Megagard per kg body weight

 

Duration of treatment

1st week

 

100 mg/Kg

 

3 days

2nd week

 

50 mg/kg

 

2 days

4th - 44th week

 

27 mg/kg

 

2 days (in a month )

 

 

D) Megagard in broiler breeder
1) Preventive schedule according to daily water consumption

 

Age

 

Duration of Treatment

 

Daily requirement of Megagard per 100 Broiler Breeder

 

Total Megagard required

1st week

 

1st 3 days

 

0.5 g

 

1.5 g

2nd week

 

2 days

 

0.5 g

 

1.0 g

4th week

 

2 days

 

1.3 g

 

2.6 g

8th week

 

2 days

 

2.7 g

 

5.4 g

12th week

 

2 days

 

3.2 g

 

6.4 g

16th week

 

2 days

 

4.4 g

 

8.8 g

20th week

 

2 days

 

5.4 g

 

10.8 g

24th week

 

2 days

 

7.3 g

 

14.6 g

28th week

 

2 days

 

8.3 g

 

16.6 g

32th week

 

2 days

 

8.6 g

 

17.2 g

36th week

 

2 days

 

8.9 g

 

17.8 g

40th week

 

2 days

 

9.2 g

 

18.4 g

44th week

 

2 days

 

9.2 g

 

18.4 g

           

Total = 139.5 g

   

ii) Preventive schedule as per body weight

 

Age

 

Daily requirement of Megagard

according to body weight

 

Duration of treatment

1st week

 

100 mg/Kg

 

3 days

2nd week

 

50 mg/kg

 

2 days

4th - 44th week

 

27 mg /kg

 

2 days (in a month )

 

In case of disease outbreak
Treatment of all the chickens in the flock should be immediately commenced. Mycoplasmosis is usually followed by secondary bacterial infection. In such cases, 1g Megagard 45% mixed with 1g DO-2 Vet or 2g OTC Vet in 3 liter of water should be administered to the chickens for 3-5 consecutive days, followed by continuation of the preventive schedule .
Note: Prepare fresh solution of drinking water everyday. It is advisable to give the medicated water in the morning. After consumption of the Megagard medicated solution give normal drinking water as required .

Withdrawal period
Treated chickens must not be slaughtered for human consumption
during the treatment and for 2 days after the last day of treatment.

 


Precautions

When mixing, direct contact of the concentrate with skin or mucous membrane may cause irritation. Splashes should be washed off immediately. No further treatment is required.

 

For veterinary use only


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