Plain white bag with Hi-Pro Logo and "Beef Cattle Ration"
Tag: 100353 · Form: Pellet · Weight: 50 lb

The medicated Rapid Start (medicated with Chlortetracycline) is a pelleted ration ideal for achieving economical gains in incoming stocker calves or preconditioning weaned calves while controlling bacterial pneumonia.

Medicated with Aureomycin® chlortetracycline. Controls pneumonia associated with shipping fever complex.
Palatable starter for calves. Calves are started on feed quickly.  Formulation provides efficient growth and promotes rapid weight gains.
High fiber from palatable feed ingredients such as cottonseed hulls. Safe for starting incoming cattle or weaning calves.
Trace mineral and vitamin fortified.   Provides nutritionally essential trace minerals to meet increased requirements for growth and metabolism.
Pelleted. Easier handling and longer shelf life.

Feed to beef cattle in a feedlot for control of bacterial pneumonia associated with shipping fever complex caused by pasteurella spp. susceptible to chlortetracycline.

Feeding Directions:

Feed at the rate of 3.0 lbs/hd/day to furnish 350 milligrams chlortetracycline.

Caution: This feed contains added copper.  Do not feed to sheep or related species. 

Warning: A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves.  Do not use in calves to be processed for veal. 

Provide fresh clean water at all times.  Keep feed fresh in cool, dry storage.  DO NOT use feed that is old, molded or insect contaminated.

Federal law restricts medicated feed containing this Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian

Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein (min) 12.0% Salt (min) 0.2%
Crude Fat (min) 1.5% Salt (max) 0.7%
Crude Fiber (max) 20.0% Potassium (min) 1.1%
Calcium (min) 0.6% Vitamin A (min) 4,000 IU/lb
Calcium (max) 1.1%
Phosphorous (min) 0.3%    

Active Drug Ingredient:

Chlortetracycline 233.1 Grams per ton

Warehoused In:

  • Cheyenne, OK
  • Friona, TX