Harkers Spartrix is a one tablet canker treatment for pigeons.
- Handy tablet form so pigeons can be treated individually ensuring all birds receive the required dose
- 1 tablet required per bird
- Whenever canker is seen, all birds should be treated
- Containing 10mg Carnidazole
- Adult birds should be treated before breeding and again before racing season.
Pack contains 50 tablets.
Active ingredients :
Dosage and administration :
Dose 20mg/kg bodyweight.
Adult pigeons: One tablet per bird.
Young, weaned pigeons: Half a tablet per bird.
Young pigeons: At weaning
Adult pigeons: Before mating; during the first part of the brooding period; after return from races when the birds have been in travel boxes/baskets.
For oral administration.
The tablet (Half tablet) is placed directly into the mouth. To assist dosing the pigeon should be held by a second person. The tablet should be gently pushed through the open beak and throat as far as possible into the gullet. All birds in the loft should preferably be treated before feeding. At the time of treatment no drinking troughs should be present until 2 hours after treatment when they can be returned to the loft after thorough disinfection. All pigeons in the loft should be treated simultaneously to prevent untreated birds acting as a source of re-infection.
Repeat the treatment when the possibility of re-infection is high – at the start of the reproductive period, at the beginning of brooding, when bringing in new birds.
Contra-indications and warnings :
For use in pigeons only.
Not for use in pigeons intended for human consumption.
USER WARNINGS: Direct contact with the product must be avoided. Wear impermeable gloves when handling the product. Wash hands immediately after administration of the tablets to birds and after clearing waste from treated birds.
Do not touch the eyes while handling the product. In case of accidental eye contact, wash the eye thoroughly with water. If, after handling the product, irritation develops, wash the affected area thoroughly with water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
Shelf life :
Shelf life after the immediate packaging has been opened for the first time: 4 years
Do not store above 25°C. Store in a cool place. Keep blister in outer carton to protect from light.
Further information :
Spartrix 10 mg tablets are safe for brooding birds with and without young.
The product has no adverse effects on the condition of the nestlings. In order to reduce the risk of re-infection following treatment, good management and hygiene practices are essential, in particular regular cleaning of the premises to remove pigeon excreta.
If signs of disease persist or appear, consult your veterinary surgeon.
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