SWEETLIX® Copperhead® C4000 Mineral (10987)



CAUTION: Federal law restricts medicated feed containing this veterinary feed directive (VFD) drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

  • Medicated mineral for further manufacture of feed
  • Delivers chlortetracycline for control of active infection of anaplasmosis in beef cattle
  • Scientifically designed formula for enhanced copper delivery
  • Ideal for use in areas known to be copper deficient
  • Easy to follow mixing directions on the label
  • Provides essential vitamins and minerals in a highly bioavailable form


Active Drug Ingredient(s):
Chlortetracycline 4,000 g/ton

Calcium, Min 17.00%
Calcium, Max 20.40%
Phosphorus, Min 6.00%
Salt, Min 13.00%
Salt, Max 15.60%
Magnesium, Min 2.00%
Cobalt, Min 15 ppm
Copper, Min 1,800 ppm
Iodine, Min 60 ppm
Manganese, Min 5,400 ppm
Selenium, Min 26 ppm
Zinc, Min 5,400 ppm
Vitamin A, Min 165,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D-3, Min 16,500 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min 200 IU/lb


Calcium Carbonate, Monocalcium Phosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Processed Grain By-Products, Magnesium Oxide, Molasses Products, Roughage Products, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Carbonate, Cobalt Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Red Iron Oxide, Mineral Oil, and Artificial Flavoring.

For additional information, please contact your Sweetlix® representative.


For control of active infection of anaplasmosis caused by Anaplasma marginale susceptible to chlortetracycline and for control of bacterial pneumonia associated with shipping fever complex caused by Pastuerella spp. susceptible to chlortetracycline in beef cattle.


Feeding and Management
For control of anaplasmosis in cattle over 700 lbs: Thoroughly mix 350 lbs. of SWEETLIX® 6% CopperHead® CTC with 1,500 lbs of non-medicated feed.  Feed one pound of this medicated mixture to provide 500 mg CTC per head daily.  Cattle should receive 0.5 mg CTC per lb. of bodyweight per day for the stated drug claim. 500 mg CTC is the recommended rate to treat a 1000-lb animal.

For control of anaplasmosis in cattle under 700 lbs: Thoroughly mix 350 lbs. of SWEETLIX® 6% CopperHead® CTC with 1,650 lbs of non-medicated feed.  Feed one pound of this medicated mixture to provide 350 mg CTC per head daily.  Cattle under 700 lbs should receive 350 mg CTC for the stated drug claim.

For control of bacterial pneumonia in beef cattle: Thoroughly mix 350 lbs. of SWEETLIX® 6% CopperHead® CTC with 1,650 lbs of non-medicated feed. Feed one pound of this medicated mixture to provide 350 mg CTC per head daily. Cattle should receive 350 mg CTC for the stated drug claim.

CAUTION: Use as directed. Consumption of selenium should not exceed 3 mg per head daily.

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.  This product, which contains added copper, should not be fed to sheep or any species that have a low tolerance to supplemental copper.