Definition of coccidiostat in English:


Line breaks: coc¦cidio|stat
Pronunciation: /kɒkˈsɪdɪə(ʊ)stat


Veterinary Medicine
  • A substance administered to poultry or cattle to retard the growth and reproduction of coccidian parasites.
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    • Starter mash for chicks and poults usually has amprolium added, which is a coccidiostat.
    • Several factors may cause an outbreak of coccidiosis, even if a coccidiostat is present in the ration.
    • Broilers must not be given coccidiostats within a few days of slaughter for human consumption.

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