Updated: Medication sequencing guideline for management of drug carryover

CFIA has updated their medication sequencing guideline for management of drug carryover (version June 2020). See below for the notification from CFIA which also outlines the changes made to this version. A pdf version of the guideline can be found on the CFIA website or by clicking here.


From: CFIA Webmaster <CFIAMaster@INSPECTION.GC.CA>
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2020 12:08 PM
Subject: 20200615 – Animal Feed – Policy and Procedure Updates / Aliments du bétail – Mises à jour politiques et procédures

The following updates have been made to the Medication Sequencing Guideline for Management of Drug Carryover:

  • Bacitracin methylene disalicylate and Bacitracin zinc in the May Follow With Feeds column "Chickens up to 14 weeks" was changed to "Broiler chickens and replacement hens (layers and breeding hens not in lay)".
  • Fenbendazole in the Approved For and May Follow With Feeds columns "Turkey (not breeding, not market ready)" was added.
  • The Neomycin sulfate and Oxytetracycline dehydrate row was added.

If you have any questions please contact us at cfia.afd-daa.acia@canada.ca