Merck Animal Health Safe-Guard AquaSol is indicated for the treatment and control of adult Ascaridia galli and Heterakis gallinarum. Safe-Guard AquaSol was initially approved in October 2015 for the treatment and control of adult A. galli in broiler chickens and replacement chickens intended to become breeding chickens and for the treatment and control of adult A. galli and H. gallinarum in breeding chickens.
In 2018, it was approved for use in laying hens and replacement chickens intended to become laying hens.
Safe-Guard AquaSol is produced with a wet-milling technology, which produces a stable suspension that can be administered through drinking water for a short, five consecutive-day treatment period. The product’s smaller particle sizes help to prevent sedimentation and clogged pipes, filters or nipple drinkers. There is no pre-slaughter withdrawal period when used according to the product label.
Safe-Guard AquaSol is available in 1 liter and 1 gallon presentations.