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For use in growing chickens

Category: Anti-Microbial

Species: Chickens

Active Ingredients: spectinomycin

prescription required

What is SpectoGard® Water Soluble Powder?

SpectoGard® is a water soluble powder intended as an anti-infective for growing chickens.

Caution: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.


SpectoGard® is indicated as an aid in the prevention or control of losses due to chronic respiratory disease (CRD) associated with Mycoplasma gallisepticum (PPLO) and infectious synovitis associated with Mycoplasma synoviae.

Each 1000 g contains:
Spectinomycin dihydrochloride pentahydrate equivalent to spectinomycin activity ...... 500.00 g


  • Highly Soluble
    Mixes readily and thoroughly in water
  • Stable
    Effective over extended periods
  • Versatile
    Approved for chronic respiratory disease and infectious synovitis
  • Easy to Use
    Suitable for use in automatic water proportioners
  • Safe
    Approved by FDA

Withdrawal Period

Meat and Offal5 days
DO NOT administer this drug within 5 days of slaughter.
EggsDO NOT administer to laying chickens.

Additional Safety Information

  • Rarely some individuals who handle spectinomycin develop serious reactions involving skin, nails and eyes. Individuals who have experienced rash or other evidence of allergic reaction should avoid further contact with spectinomycin.
  • As an aid in the prevention and control of losses due to CRD associated with M. gallisepticum, provide only medicated drinking water for the first 3 days of life and for one day following each vaccination.
  • As an aid in controlling infectious synovitis due to Mycoplasma synoviae in broiler chickens, provide only medicated drinking water for the first 3 – 5 days of life.

Pack Size

List No.Pack SizeCase Size
1000 g jar
(35.27 oz)