Prophylactical and therapeutical efficacy of Tiamuline in mycoplasmosis of chickens and turkeys.

L. Stipkovits, G. Laber, E. Schultze

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Abstract

To evaluate efficacy of Tiamuline in mycoplasmosis of chickens and turkeys under controlled field conditions 2 prophylactical and 3 therapeutical trials were conducted. The compound was administered via drinking water for 3 days in comparison to Tylosin tartrate. In both prophylactical and therapeutical tests, Tiamuline showed a superior efficiacy, as measured by clinical symptoms, pathological lesions and microbiological findings. Therefore, Tiamuline can be recommended for treatment of mycoplasmosis in chickens and turkeys in a dosage of 0.025% and in a dosage of 0.0125% for prophylaxis in flocks at risk.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1209-1215
Number of pages7
JournalPoultry science
Volume56
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1977

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  • Animal Science and Zoology

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