Narasin - MIB #73

Date Revised: 2014-10

Approved Brands

  1. Monteban 70 Premix contains narasin at 70 g/kg (Elanco)
  2. Monteban 100 Premix contains narasin at 100 g/kg (Elanco)

Approved for use

In meal or pellet feed for broiler chickens and growing-finishing swine.

Approved claims

For broiler chickens - Claim 1, 2
For growing-finishing swine - Claim 3

Claim 1: As an aid in the prevention of Coccidiosis in broiler chickens caused by Eimeria acervulinam, Eimeria brunetti, Eimeria maxima, Eimeria necatrix, Eimeria tenella, and Eimeria mitis in broiler chickens.

Level of Drug:

70 mg/kg (0.0070%) of narasin to the complete feed.

Directions:

Thoroughly mix the medicated premix with a portion of the ingredient prior to the incorporation in the complete feed being prepared. Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration.

Warning:

  1. Do not feed to laying chickens.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only).

Caution:

  1. Do not allow canines, horses or other equines access to formulations containing narasin. Ingestion of narasin by these species has been fatal.
  2. Poultry consuming narasin should not be treated with products containing tiamulin. Severe growth depression may occur.
  3. Do not feed to turkeys.
  4. In the absence of Coccidiosis, feeds containing in excess of 70 mg/kg narasin may reduce the performance of growing broiler chickens.
  5. Do not use this medicated feed for the treatment of outbreaks of Coccidiosis.
  6. Not to be used in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of Basfin (0.03%) Lignosol (4%) and Bentonite (2%). (Required on premix and supplement labels only).

Claim 2: For the prevention of necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens

Level of Drug:

70 mg/kg (0.0070%) of narasin to the complete feed.

Directions:

Thoroughly mix the medicated premix with a portion of the ingredient prior to the incorporation in the complete feed being prepared. Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration.

Warning:

  1. Do not feed to laying chickens.
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only).

Caution:

  1. Do not allow canines, horses or other equines access to formulations containing narasin. Ingestion of narasin by these species has been fatal.
  2. Poultry consuming narasin should not be treated with products containing tiamulin. Severe growth depression may occur.
  3. Do not feed to turkeys.
  4. In the absence of Coccidiosis, feeds containing in excess of 70 mg/kg narasin may reduce the performance of growing broiler chickens.
  5. Do not use this medicated feed for the treatment of outbreaks of Coccidiosis.
  6. Not to be used in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of Basfin (0.03%) Lignosol (4%) and Bentonite (2%). (Required on premix and supplement labels only).

Claim 3: For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency in growing and finishing swine.

Level of Drug:

15 mg/kg (0.0015%) of narasin to the complete feed.

Directions:

Thoroughly mix the medicated premix with a portion of the ingredient prior to the incorporation in the complete feed being prepared. Feed this medicated feed continuously as the sole ration from 20-25 kg to market weight.

Warning:

Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only).

Caution:

  1. Do not allow canines, horses or other equines access to formulations containing narasin. Ingestion of narasin by these species has been fatal.
  2. Swine consuming narasin should not be treated with products containing tiamulin. Severe growth depression may occur.
  3. Do not feed to male or female swine intended for reproduction including pregnant swine and swine in lactation.
  4. Do not feed to turkeys.
  5. Not to be used in feeds containing pellet binding agents with the exception of Basfin (0.03%), Lignosol (4%) and Bentonite (2%). (Required on premix and supplement labels only).

Accepted Compatibilities

Narasin is compatible with the following drugs. For further details refer to the MIB as indicated.
NumberMedicated ingredientsFor use in feed for
1. 3-Nitro-4-Hydroxyphenylarsonic Acid (MIB #21) Broiler chickens
2. Virginiamycin (MIB #10.11) Broiler chickens
3. Bacitracin methylene disalicylate (MIB #48) Broiler chickens