roxarsone


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roxarsone

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The approvals for three of these drugs, roxarsone, arsanilic acid, and carbarsone, were withdrawn by the U.
The dietary treatments consisted of a corn-soybean meal based diet or similar diets (including roxarsone and olaquindox) supplemented with 0.
million pounds of roxarsone was given to chickens annually.
Use of antibiotics and roxarsone in broiler chickens in the USA: analysis for the years 1995 to 2000.
4 mg/kg roxarsone showed gradual and significant development performance; however a significant As rise in liver was seen.
9) In 2009, the Poison-Free Poultry Act proposed to ban the use of roxarsone in industrial swine and poultry production.
To determine whether chemotherapeutic compounds available for use in domestic poultry are effective at controlling coccidiosis in northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus), we tested 13 chemotherapeutic anticoccidials including amprolium (250 parts per million [ppm]), clopidol (125 ppm), diclazuril (1 ppm and 2 ppm), decoquinate (30 ppm), lasalocid (120 ppm), monensin (90 ppm), narasin/nicarbazin (36/36 ppm), robenidine (33 ppm), roxarsone (50 ppm), sulfadimethoxine/ormetoprin (125/75 ppm), salinomycin (60 ppm), semduramicin (25 ppm), and zoalene (125 ppm and 150 ppm).
Now at least 70 percent of the broiler chickens in the United States are fed arsenic-based additives, primarily a drug called roxarsone.
Poultry producers have sometimes supplemented chicken feed with roxarsone, a compound containing arsenic, to control parasites and promote weight gain.
Studies in 2003 showed the majority of organic arsenic in roxarsone is excreted in manure, then breaks down into inorganic arsenic: a potent human carcinogen.
Because in the United States, most major poultry producers add an arsenic compound known as roxarsone to their chicken feed.