Sustain III Cattle Bolus

Sustain III Cattle Bolus

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Product Overview

Sustain III Cattle Bolus is a highly effective antimicrobial treatment for beef cattle and non-lactating dairy cattle. With sulfamethazine as its active ingredient, it is known to effectively treat different diseases like bacterial pneumonia, bovine respiratory disease complex, bacterial scours, and many more (see label for the complete list). Provides a therapeutic blood level in as fast as 6 hours that lasts for 72 hours. The Sustain III Cattle Bolus is FDA approved and can be safely administered to cattle. Lubricate the bolus and carefully ensure that the correct dose is entirely swallowed by the animal. Fluid intake must be sufficient at all times throughout the 72-hour therapy. Sustain III Cattle Bolus is available in a 50-count box.  This product is not recommended for use for calves.  

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Sulfamethazine.
Target pests Pathogenic organisms that are sensitive to sulfamethazine.
For use in For use in beef cattle and non-lactating dairy cattle.
Application Lubricate the bolus and carefully ensure that the entire correct dose has been swallowed by the animal.
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on the label.
NOT FOR SALE TO CA
Dimensions 6.00 x 4.00 x 4.00 inches.
Special Features Each bolus contains sulfamethazine formulated in a sustained release base, and 495 grains (32.1 grams).
Shipping Weight 1.00 lbs
Manufacturer Bimeda (Mfg. Number: 1SUS004)

Details

Indications:

Sustain III Cattle Boluses are indicated for the treatment of the following diseases when caused by one or more of the following pathogenic organisms sensitive to sulfamethazine: Bacterial Pneumonia and Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex (Shipping Fever Complex) (Pasteurella spp.), Colibacillosis (Bacterial Scours) (E. coli), Necrotic Pododermatitis (Foot Rot), Calf Diphtheria (Fusobacterium necrophorum), Acute Metritis (Streptococcus spp.).

Benefits:

  • Less handling - 72 hours of sustained antibacterial activity
  • Effective - Broad-spectrum activity against a variety of common cattle diseases
  • Ideal for receiving programs - Helps beat infections early
  • Fast acting - Achieves therapeutic blood levels in six hours
  • Safe - Approved by FDA

Dosage and Administration:

Sustain III Boluses are designed to administer orally to beef cattle and non-lactating dairy cattle (See Warning). Should be given according to the following dosage schedule (animal weight to the number of boluses):

  • 200 lbs - 1
  • 300 lbs - 1.5
  • 400 lbs - 2
  • 500 lbs - 2.5
  • 600 lbs - 3
  • 700 lbs - 3.5
  • 800 lbs - 4
  • 900 lbs - 4.5
  • 1000 lbs - 5

This bolus may be divided for better approximation of correct dose; however, care should be taken not to crush the bolus. Care should also be taken to ensure the entire dose has been swallowed by the animal. Observe animals following administration to ensure boluses are not regurgitated. Lubricate Sustain III before dosing animals.

Residue Warning:

  • Animals intended for human consumption should not be slaughtered for food for at least 12 days after the last dose. Exceeding two (2) consecutive doses may cause violative tissue residues to remain beyond the withdrawal time.
  • Do not use in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older. Use of sulfamethazine in this class of cattle may cause milk residue.
  • Do not use in calves under one (1) month of age or calves that being fed an all-milk diet. Use in these classes may cause violative tissue residues to remain beyond the withdrawal time.

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