Safe-Guard Equi-Bits Fenbendazole Type C Medicated Feed
Safe-Guard Equi-bits (fenbendazole) are the alfalfa-based pellet that lets you feed and deworm in a single step. Armed with fenbendazole, the active ingredient in all Safe-Guard products, Equi-bits pellets control large strongyles, small strongyles, pinworms and ascarids. Safe-Guard Equi-bits are safe for horses, including foals and pregnant mares.
For the control of large strongyles (Strongylus edentatus, S. equinus, S. vulgaris, Triodontophorus spp.), small strongyles (Cyathostomum spp., Cylicocyclus spp., Cylicostephanus spp.), pinworms (Oxyuris equi), and ascarids (Parascaris equorum).
- Feed and deworm in a single step with palatable alfalfa-based pellets 1
- Available in a 1.25-lb bag that will treat a 1,250 lb. horse
- Safe for foals and pregnant mares
- Perfect for weanlings or yearlings on feed or hard-to-paste or hard-to-catch horses
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:
Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism. Do not use in horses intended for human consumption.
1 SAFE-GUARD (fenbendazole) EQUI-BITS® Equine Dewormer product label.
ACTIVE DRUG INGREDIENT
Fenbendazole 5.0 grams per kilogram (2.27 grams per pound)
Wheat Middlings, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Calcium Carbonate, Corn Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles, Mineral Oil, Cane Molasses, Preserved with Propionic Acid, and Apple Flavoring.
Not less than 12.5%
Not less than 2.0%
Not more than 25.0%
Not less than 6.0%
Not more than 7.2%
Not less than 0.2%
Not less than 0.1 ppm
Not less than 0.01 ppm
Not less than 1.0 ppm
FEEDING DIRECTIONS: The recommended dose is 5 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (2.27 mg fenbendazole per pound) in a ONE (1) DAY treatment.
For ascarids the recommended dose is 10 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (4.54 mg fenbendazole per pound) in a ONE (1) DAY treatment.
All horses must be eating normally to ensure that each animal consumes an adequate amount of the medicated feed. Safe-Guard Equi-Bits Top Dress Pellets must be spread uniformly on top of the daily ration.
EXAMPLES OF FEEDING RATES:
5 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (2.27 mg per pound)
For a ONE (1) DAY treatment, add Safe-Guard Equi-Bits Top Dress Pellets to the daily ration at the rate of 1.0 pound for each 1,000 pounds body weight. A 1.25-lb container will treat 1250 lb body weight.
10 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (4.54 mg per pound)
For a ONE (1) DAY treatment, add Safe-Guard Equi-Bits Top Dress Pellets to the daily ration at the rate of 1.0 pound for each 500 pounds body weight. A 1.25-lb container will treat 625 lb body weight.
Feed for ONE (1) DAY as above. No prior withdrawal of feed or water is necessary.