South Africa

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Grofactor®

Is a medicated feed premix used in the final finishing stage (30 days prior to slaughter) of feedlot cattle to improve the efficiency of feed conversion, weight gain, carcass yield and to reduce carcass fat in cattle.

  • Cattle

COMPOSITION : 

Each 1,0 kg of Grofactor® contains 48 g (4,8 % m/m) zilpaterol hydrochloride.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE :

Use only as directed.

Use only in feedlot cattle during the final 30 days prior to slaughter. Grofactor® (4,8 % Zilpaterol hydrochloride) should be mixed into feed at 125 g Grofactor® per ton of food (90% dry matter); equal to a 0, 15 mg/kg dose in 400 kg animals consuming 10 kg of food daily. Rations contain silage or other wet feeds should be corrected to a 90% dry matter basis. It is recommended that Grofactor® should be thoroughly mixed in a small quantity of feed before it is incorporated into the bulk of the total feed to be prepared.

For a more precise Grofactor® quantity estimate to be included in ration, the use of the following formula may be considered

3,125 (constant) x average body weight (kg) /  Average food intake (kg) = Grofactor® grams per ton of food

 

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD :

Do not slaughter cattle for human consumption within 72 hours after treatment discontinuation.

PRESENTATION :  

5 kg aluminized (metallized) bags.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS :  

Store at or below 25 °C in the original packaging material.

 

REGISTRATION NUMBERS : 

South Africa: G4233 (Act 36/1947)