nicarbazin

nicarbazin

an efficient coccidiostat but causes mottling of the egg yolk and lowered egg production in laying hens. Excessive dosing causes incoordination, inanition and loss of weight.
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Nicarbazin and lasalocid are residues from drugs given to chickens to prevent disease and are regarded as too dangerous for use in human medicine.
Excellent to good efficacy was found in clopidol, decoquinate, diclazuril (1 ppm and 2 ppm), and in lasalocid, narasin and nicarbazin, robenidine, sulfadimethoxine/ormetoprin, and zoalene (150 ppm).
12 October 2010 - Residues of the coccidiostat nicarbazin have been detected by the Italian authorities in samples taken from a 24.
Nicarbazin residue levels detected by the Italian Office for Food Safety and Nutrition of the Ministero del Lavoro, della Salute e delle Politiche Sociali, amounted to 10.
She added that the Committee was disappointed in the progress in reducing the incidence and concentrations of feed additive residues, such as lasalocid and nicarbazin, in poultry products.
These drugs include nicarbazin, lascalocid, and dimetridazole (DMZ), none of which have been evaluated for safety in humans, claims the report.
Maximum-limit residues of nicarbazin were found in more than 17 percent of chicken livers and two percent of eggs during tests in 1999.
11 substances are concerned: Lasalocid sodium, Narasin, Salinomycin sodium, Monensin sodium, Semduramicin, Maduramicin, Robenidine, Decoquinate, Halofuginone, Nicarbazin, and Diclazuril.
We tested the efficacy of nicarbazin (NCZ) as a contraceptive for waterfowl and assessed health effects of NCZ, using domestic mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) as a model for Canada geese (Branta canadensis).
In starter phase (from 0 to 21 days of age), the anticoccidial agent was nicarbazin at 125g tonne-1 and in the grower (from 21 to 40 days of age) salinomycin at 66g tonne-1 was used.