Tylosin is a broad-spectrum macrolide antibiotic. It is sometimes combined with other antibiotics to increase effectiveness. It is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections in poultry, including:
- Coccidiosis caused by Eimeria species.
- Chronic respiratory disease caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum.
10-40 mg/kg (IM). 2 tsp/gallon (drinking water).
Egg Withdrawal Period:
In the United States, Ireland, Australia, and the United Kingdom, tylosin is approved for use in laying poultry producing eggs intended for human consumption when its given in accordance with each product manufacturer's label directions; where it has a 0-day egg withdrawal period.