AquaMin™ Zinc

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Description

AquaMin™ Zinc is a water-soluble zinc and trace element supplement, for use through in-line water systems and water troughs, for the prevention and treatment of facial eczema in cattle.

Find more information on preventing and managing facial eczema in our Facial Eczema Brochure or read our article about Effective facial eczema prevention.

Active Ingredients

Contains per 40g dose (500kg cow):

Zinc* 10 g
Organic Copper 150 mg
Cobalt 10 mg
Selenium 5 mg
Iodine 8 mg
Flavouring

* AquaMin™ Zinc contains ZhuZinc Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate for the prevention and treatment of facial eczema in cattle. Contains ZhuZinc Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate at 694.5g/kg.

* ZhuZinc Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate, a registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997 No. A009431. (See www.nzfsa.govt.nz/acvm/ for registration details.)

Recommended Dose Rate

8g AquaMin™ Zinc per 100kg kg of liveweight to provide 5.5g ZhuZinc Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate
Dairy Cows (500kg) 40g cow per day
Yearlings (275kg) 22g per day
Calves (90kg) 7g per day

Directions for Use

Calculate the daily amount of AquaMin™ Zinc required for the mob or herd. Add total required weight of Aquamin® Zinc to the reticulated water supply. Direct addition to water troughs is not recommended except for situations in which there are small numbers of animals. Doses higher than those recommended may be toxic. Introduce gradually over a period of 14 days prior to requiring full rates zinc, to maintain water palatability.

Cautions

Do not exceed the recommended dose rate or frequency. Knowing animal liveweight is important as for zinc to be effective it needs to be administered at 2g of elemental zinc per 100kg liveweight. Serum zinc tests are encouraged to ensure zinc for facial eczema prevention is not over or under supplied. Do not use at the same time as any other copper or selenium product, prill or fertiliser, without consulting a nutritionist or veterinarian. Do not use where sheep, horses, goat or other livestock have access to treated water. Some sign of moisture in the bag may occur, as the raw materials used tend to absorb moisture from the air contained in the bag at packing.

Storage

Reseal packaging after use. Keep in a safe place away from foodstuffs. Store in a dry, cool place out of direct sunlight. Avoid contact with eyes, inhalation and ingestion. Wash hands thoroughly after use. Keep out of reach of children.

Pack Sizes

25 kg

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