Harkers Coxoid
Harkers Coxoid

Harkers Coxoid

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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.

  • 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).
  • Active Ingredients
  • 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.
  • Contra indications:
  • 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.
  • Additional information:
  • 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.