Most of these drugs are not approved for use in sheep and goats. The mention of non-approved products is for informational purposes only. Drugs used to enhance reproductive performance in sheep and goats do not qualify for extra-label drug use.
|Trade Name||Drug Ingredient||Approved Species||Labeled Use||Labeled Dosage||Withdrawal Time|
|Eazi-Breed CIDR© Insert for sheep and goats||Pregesterone||Sheep
Not approved in U.S.
Inducing estrus in non-cycling females
for 12 to 14 days
|Swine||Induction of fertile estrus (heat) in healthy prepuberal (non-cycling) gilts||5 ml SQ|
control timing of estrus and ovulation in estrous cycling cattle that have
a corpus luteum.
|5 ml IM twice at 10 to 12 day interval|
|MGA®||Melengestrol acetate||Feed lot cattle||For increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency, and suppression of estrus.||0.25 to 0.5 mg/head/day||Cattle: 0 days slaughter|
to 2.5 ml per ewe
repeat as necessary
||Follicle stimulating hormone||Cattle||For induction or superovulation in cows||12.5 units twice per day for 3 days||Cattle: 0 days slaughter|
acetate-impregnated vaginal sponge
||Sheep, excluding ewes never lambed||For
synchronizing estrus/ovulation in cycling adult ewes during their normal
sponge into ewe's vagina 13 days before desired start of breeding.
||Sheep: 30 days slaughter|
synchronization of estrus/ovulation in cycling beef cattle and non-lactating
||Remove implant after day 10|