Please seek the advice of your vet before purchasing or administering any medication. We are able to share with you the information we have from the manufacturer, but we ask that you use products like this at your own risk. Your local vet should always be consulted at the first sign of illness in your flock.
BMD is an antibacterial feed additive that improves rate of weight gain and feed efficiency in poultry and swine. It contains bacitracin methylene disalicylate, is indicated for the prevention and control of enteritis due to several major pathogenic species of Clostridium, and is not predisposed to development of resistance.
Manufacturer reported benefits include:
Necrotic enteritis - prevention: 100 mg / gal
Necrotic enteritis - control: 200-400 mg / gal
To control an outbreak, start medication at first clinical signs of disease. Consult a diagnostic laboratory or veterinarian to determine the diagnosis and advice regarding the optimal level of drug to use. For necrotic enteritis in broiler and replacement chickens, administer continuously 5-7 days or as long as clinical signs persist, then reduce medication to prevention levels (100 mg/gal).
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