Definition of coccidiostat in English:
A substance administered to poultry or cattle to retard the growth and reproduction of coccidian parasites.
- 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.
Definition of coccidiostat in:
- US English dictionary