Note: This document is a guide only. Always read the drug label carefully and follow label directions for use.

Antibiotic registered for poultry Common indications Withholding period (days)
Meat Eggs
Amoxicillin Respiratory, colibacillosis, spotty liver, necrotic enteritis, infectious coryza, egg peritonitis 2 Do not use
Amoxicillin Trihydrate As above 2 Nil
Chlortetracycline Respiratory, mycoplasma, necrotic enteritis, fowl cholera, infectious coryza, spotty liver, colibacillosis, egg peritonitis 7 Nil
Oxytetracycline Necrotic enteritis 7 Do not use
Trimethoprim +Sulfadimidine Yolk sac infection 14 Do not use
Trimethoprim + Sulfadiazine Yolk sac infection 14 Nil
Lincomycin + Spectinomycin Fowl cholera 10 Do not use
Erythromycin Spotty liver 7 Do not use
Tylosin Mycoplasma, staphylococcus(synovitis) Nil Do not use
Antiparasitic registered for use on live poultry Registered use Withholding period (days)
Meat Eggs
Piperazine Roundworms Nil Nil
Levamisole Roundworms, caecal worm and hairworm 7 Nil
Flubendazole Roundworms, tapeworms, caecal worms and hairworms 7 Nil
Maldison Lice, mites, ticks 7 Nil
Exzolt (fluralaner) a Poultry red mite 14 Nil