Coxoid – Treats Coccidiosis
Coccidiosis is an enteric disease caused by single-cell organisms called protozoans that affect the intestines of pigeons. Most severe in young birds, it can wreak havoc amongst flocks that have not been previously exposed.
Harkers Coxoid is a single soluble treatment to treat and prevent the re-occurrence of coccidiosis (goinglight) via the drinking water.
Coxoid is added to the drinking water for 7 days and during treatment birds should not have access to unmedicated water. A favourable reaction may be expected within 2 days.
Coxoid is available in 2 pack sizes: 112ml (sufficient for 30 birds) & 500ml (sufficient for 130 birds).
Coxoid contains Amprolium Hydrochloride 3.84% w/v.
Dosage and Administration:
Add Coxoid to the drinking water at a rate of 28ml per 4.5 litres (1fl.oz. per gallon) for 7 days. In serious outbreaks of coccidiosis, treatment at half strength (14ml per 4.5 litres) should be continued for a furthur 7 days.
The birds should not have access to unmedicated drinking water during the treatment period. Any medicated water which is not consumed within 24 hours should be discarded.
Special Precautions for the Disposal of Unused Product:
Unused medicated water should be disposed of by pouring onto excreta in the loft.
Excreta from treated birds should not be spread onto land used for growing crops.
Dispose of empty packaging and any remaining product in the household refuse.
DO NOT USE IN BIRDS INTENDED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
This coccidiostat must not be mixed or used simultaneously with any other medicinal product or substance having a similar effect. If signs of disease persist or appear, consult your veterinary surgeon.
Coxoid can be given to birds sitting on eggs but parent birds must not be given Coxoid for 5 days before they begin feeding their young.