A substance administered to poultry, cattle, puppies, and kittens to retard the growth and reproduction of coccidian parasites.
- ‘Several factors may cause an outbreak of coccidiosis, even if a coccidiostat is present in the ration.’
- ‘The dried product containing the coccidiostat is admixed with the normal feed ration and fed to the animal.’
- ‘Starter mash for chicks and poults usually has amprolium added, which is a coccidiostat.’
- ‘As a result of this contamination, residues of coccidiostats might appear in animal products like eggs or meat.’
- ‘Broilers must not be given coccidiostats within a few days of slaughter for human consumption.’
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