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FLAVOMYCIN 8% ( FEED GRADE )
Flavomycin® (bambermycins) is a performance enhancing antibiotic intended and available solely for use in animal nutrition. Flavomycin is predominately effective against gram-positive pathogenic bacteria; however it does not have significant action against lactobacillus, bifidobacterium, and other protective bacteria. Its effect is to inhibit the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.
● Improved weight gain and feed efficiency in broiler chickens, turkeys and swine. ● Consistent use rate for over 15 years (1-4 grams/ton). ● No Human Use - Not classified as "Medically Important for Humans". ● Studies have shown the use of bambermycin-supplemented feed reduced the duration and prevalence of salmonella shedding in pigs. ● No measurable residues in edible tissues - No Withdrawal Required. ● No significant Environmental Impact - Degrades rapidly in the soil and is not absorbed by plants fertilized with bambermycins-containing manure. ● Non-Toxic - Chronic toxicity and safety tests confirm no abnormalities associated with the use of Flavomycin in broiler chickens and turkeys. ● Can be used with Competitive Exclusion Products.
Flavomycin® (bambermycins) is a member of the gray-green streptomyces group comprising Streptomyces bambergiensis, S. ghanaensis, S. geysiriensis and S. ederensis. Flavomycin is produced through a fermentation process and contains the dried mycelium of bambermycins.
Flavomycin is available in 50 lb double-walled bags with 4 grams of bambermycins activity per pound of Type A medicated premix. Flavomycin is approved for use at 1-2 grams per ton of medicated feed. It is approved for combination use with most coccidiostats and feed additive products. Check your Feed Additive Compendium for a complete list of combination approvals.