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Monotec

Monotec

Monotec 100 microGranulate is a premix feed-additive containing monensin, for the prevention of coccidiosis in cattle, sheep, goats and poultry. Improves milk protein production and controls ketosis in dairy cows. Also helps to reduce bloat.

Monotec 100 microGranulate:

  • Proven and highly effective ionophore
  • Prevents and controls coccidiosis in cattle, sheep, goats and poultry
  • An effective rumen modifier, it is suitable for inclusion into cattle feed where adequate mixing is available
  • Reduces bloat in cattle
  • Aids in the control of ketosis and helps increase milk protein production in dairy cows
  • Available in 25kg

Indication

Dairy Cattle: For increased milk production, aids in the control of ketosis, aids in the reduction of bloat, helps prevent and control coccidiosis caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii

Beef Cattle: Aids in the reduction of bloat, helps prevent and control coccidiosis caused by E. bovis and E. zuernii.

Replacement Heifers: Aids in the reduction of bloat, helps prevent and control coccidiosis caused by E. bovis and E. zuernii.

Sheep: Aids in the control of coccidiosis caused by E. ninakohlyakimovae, E. ahsata, E. faurei, E. parva, E. intricata and E. pallida.

Goats: Aids in the control of coccidiosis caused by E. arloingi.

Broiler and Replacement Layer Chickens: Aids in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by E. acervulina, E. brunetti, E. maxima, E. mivati, E. necatrix and E. tenella.

Growing Turkeys: Aids in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by E. adenoides, E. gallopavonis and E. meleagrimitis.

Contraindication

Poultry or cattle consuming monensin should not be treated with products containing erythromycin, tiamulin or oleandomycin as these may cause severe growth depression.

Dosage

Mix thoroughly in feed before use. Convert all rations, including dry feeds, silage and wet feeds, to a 90% dry matter basis before calculating the rate of addition of the premix.

Dairy Cows

Supplements: Mix thoroughly into the supplement to provide 300mg monensin/animal/day when the supplement is fed at its recommended rate, or 3g of premix/animal/day. Mix into not less than 0.5kg feed.

Supplement (kg/head/day)

Premix addition rate (kg/tonne)

1 3
2 1.5
3 1

Calves

Supplements: Mix thoroughly into the supplement at a rate of 1kg premix/tonne of feed. This is equivalent to 100ppm (mg/kg) monensin in the supplement, or 1g of premix/animal/day when supplement is fed at 1kg/calf/day.

Beef Calves, Beef Cows, Replacement Heifers

Supplements: Mix thoroughly into the supplement to provide 200mg monensin/animal/day when the supplement is fed at its recommended rate. This is equivalent to 2g premix/animal/day.

Supplement (kg/head/day)

Premix addition rate (kg/tonne)

0.5 4
1 2
2 1

Feedlot Cattle

Complete Feeds: Mix thoroughly into the ration at a rate of 0.10-0.33kg premix/tonne of final feed. This is equivalent to 10-33ppm (mg/kg) monensin in the final feed.

Supplements: Mix thoroughly into the supplement to provide 50-360mg monensin/animal/day when the supplement is fed at its recommended rate. This is equivalent to providing 0.5-3.6g premix/animal/day.

Sheep and Goats

Complete Feeds: Mix thoroughly into the ration at a rate of 0.05-0.2kg premix/tonne of final feed. This is equivalent to 5-20ppm (mg/kg) monensin in the final feed.

Supplements: Mix thoroughly into the supplement to provide 7.5-40mg monensin/animal/day when the supplement is fed at its recommended rate. This is equivalent to providing 0.075-0.4g premix/animal/day.

Example: To provide a monensin intake of 30mg/head/day.

Supplement (kg/head/day)

Premix addition rate (kg/tonne)

0.1 3
0.2 1.5
0.3 1

NOTE: Always read the label and production information before use.

MSDS Information

Ask about Monotec at your rural supplies store.

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