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Do not feed undiluted.

Active Drug Ingredient: ractopamine hydrochloride – 9 g per lb (20 g per kg)

Important: Must be thoroughly mixed into feeds before use. Follow label directions.

Indication: For increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency and increased carcass leanness in finishing swine, weighing not less than 150 lbs, fed a complete ration containing at least 16% crude protein for the last 45 to 90 lbs of gain prior to slaughter.

Appropriate Concentration of Ractopamine in Type C
Medicated Feed
*
No increased benefit has been shown when ractopamine concentrations in the diet are greater than 4.5 g/ton (5 ppm).
4.5 to 9.0 g/ton*
(5 to 10 ppm)

Inert Ingredients: Ground corncobs.

VariableLast 45 lbs of body weight gainLast 90 lbs of body weight gain
4.5 g/ton ractopamine9.0 g/ton ractopamine4.5 g/ton ractopamine9.0 g/ton ractopamine
NC= No Change, ↑ = increased, ↓ = decreased,
*
Improvement was observed only in pigs weighing less than 250 lbs.
Carcass Fat↓*↓*
10th Rib Backfat (3/4 location)NCNCNC
Last Rib Backfat (midline)NCNCNCNC
Loin Eye Area (10th Rib)↑*
Rate of Lean Gain
Efficiency of Lean Gain
Dressing PercentageNC

Engain 9 Manufacturers


  • Zoetis Inc.
    Engain 9 (Ractopamine Hydrochloride) Powder [Zoetis Inc.]

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