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Product #10972

Classic 5:1 Altosid®

Product number: 10972


Product Information

Prevents adult horn fly emergence from manure of treated cattle. A nutritional supplement containing S-Methoprene Insect Growth Regulator for continuous feeding to cattle through the horn fly season.

  • Free-choice supplement for beef cattle on pasture or with all-roughage rations
  • Scientifically balanced to be fed free-choice to cattle
  • All mineral and vitamin ingredients are selected for high biological availability and stability. •Delivers 150% of NRC recommended trace minerals at an average 4 ounce intake
  • No additional sources of salt or minerals required or recommended

Feeding Instructions

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS

HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS - WARNING

Causes substantial but temporary eye injury. Do not get in eyes or on clothing. Wear protective eyewear (goggles, face shield, or safety glasses). Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.

First Aid  
IF IN EYES 
  • Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing.
  • Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment. You may also contact 1-800-222-1222 24 hrs/day, 7 days/wk for emergency medical treatment information.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present, or to intertidal areas below mean high water mark.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE: It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

GENERAL INFORMATION

This product is to be used as a cattle feed-through pesticide for the control of horn flies. All feed ingredients listed on this product label must adhere to the specifications and limits (if applicable) ascribed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of pesticides in cattle feed. This product contains ethoxyquin, a preservative. The amount of ethoxyquin may vary according to the individual manufacturer’s formulation and will not exceed the 150 ppm maximum limit established for ethoxyquin by FDA, per 21 CFR 573.380.

FEEDING AND MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

Feed this product to cattle only. When used as directed, SWEETLIX® Stockman’s CompleteTM 5:1 Altosid® with RainBloc® will provide sufficient S-methoprene insect growth regulator to prevent the emergence of adult horn flies from manure of treated cattle. Exisiting adult horn flies will not be affected. Start feeding before horn flies appear and continue use until cold weather marks the end of the horn fly season. Allow free choice to cattle. Cattle should consume an average of 0.4 ounces of this product per 100 lbs of cattle bodyweight per day, which is equivalent to 4 ounces per day for a 1000-lb. cow.

  1. Assure cattle are not starved for nutrients in SWEETLIX® Stockman’s CompleteTM 5:1 Altosid® with RainBloc® by providing them prior to feeding SWEETLIX® Stockman’s CompleteTM 5:1 Altosid® with RainBloc®.
  2. This product contains added copper. Do not feed to cattle in close proximity to sheep or other species that have a low tolerance to supplemental copper.
  3. Offer cattle 50 pounds of this product for every 15 head of cattle.
  4. Remove all other self-limiting nutritional supplements while the cattle are consuming this product.
  5. Locate SWEETLIX® Stockman’s CompleteTM 5:1 Altosid® with RainBloc® where cattle congregate (watering, loafing, shade areas).
  6. Replenish SWEETLIX® Stockman’s CompleteTM 5:1 Altosid® with RainBloc® on a regular basis as needed.
  7. If intake of SWEETLIX® Stockman’s CompleteTM 5:1 Altosid® with RainBloc® is below 0.4 oz. per 100 lbs. cattle body weight per day, increase the number of feeding locations and/or change locations to areas more frequented by cattle.
  8. If intake of SWEETLIX® Stockman’s CompleteTM 5:1 Altosid® with RainBloc® is above 0.4 oz. per 100 lbs. cattle body weight per day, reduce the number of feeding locations and/or change locations to areas less frequented by cattle.
  9. Introduction of this product after adult horn fly infestation is established will require treatment of cattle with adulticides if elimination of the adult fly population is desired.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL: Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal. STORAGE: Store in a cool place. PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Wastes resulting from the use of this product may be disposed of on-site or at an approved waste disposal facility. CONTAINER HANDLING: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container.Completely empty bag, then offer for recycling if available, or dispose of empty bag in a sanitary landfill or by incineration, or, if allowed by State and local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.

Nutrition Information

Calcium, Min20.00%
Calcium, Max24.00%
Phosphorus, Min4.00%
Salt, Min12.00%
Salt, Max14.40%
Magnesium, Min1.50%
Cobalt, Min15 ppm
Copper, Min1,500 ppm
Iodine, Min75 ppm
Manganese, Min6,000 ppm
Selenium, Min26 ppm
Zinc, Min4,500 ppm
Vitamin A, Min150,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D-3, Min15,000 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min100 IU/lb

Product Ingredients

Active Ingredient

S-Methoprene (CAS# 65733-16-6)................0.01%

Other Ingredients ....................................99.99%

TOTAL.........................................................100.00%

* As the Insect Growth Regulator ALTOSID®

Calcium Carbonate, Monocalcium Phosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Processed Grain By-Products, Magnesium Oxide, Molasses Products, Vegetable Oil, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Selenium Yeast, Brewer’s Dried Yeast, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Mineral Oil and Red Iron Oxide. This product contains ethoxyquin, a preservative.