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The effect of administering long-acting oxytetracycline and tilmicosin either by dart gun or by hand on injection site lesions and drug residues in beef cattle

Van Donkersgoed, J.; VanderKop, M.; Salisbury, C.; Sears, L.; Holowath, J.

Canadian Veterinary Journal 40(8): 583-587


ISSN/ISBN: 0008-5286
PMID: 12001341
Accession: 047616490

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Forty yearling cattle were injected intramuscularly with long-acting oxytetracycline and subcutaneously with tilmicosin by dart gun or by hand in a chute 28 days prior to slaughter. The drugs caused injection site lesions and antibiotic residues in the neck and thigh that varied by technique, dose, and site.

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