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For the prevention and treatment of blowfly strike, ticks and lice on sheep. POM-VPS
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For the treatment and control of headflies, and treatment of ticks and biting lice. For the prevention and treatment of blowfly strike.
Not to be used in lambs less than one week old.
For the prevention of blowfly strike; do not administer to animals of less than 12.5 kg bodyweight.
Avoid treating very young lambs if the weather is unseasonably hot.
Do not use in the case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
Frequent and repeated use of antiparasiticides from the same class may increase the risk of development to resistance.
Ectofly 12.5 mg/ml Pour-On Solution for Sheep minimises mothering-up problems after treatment. However, care must be taken not to apply the product right to the lamb’s tail, as a ewe recognises a young lamb partly by the smell of the tail area.
Blowflies are attracted by dirty, damp wool or open wounds. The more common site for fly strike is the rump due to soiling caused by diarrhoea and urine staining. The efficacy of Ectofly 12.5 mg/ml Pour-On is reduced in the presence of soiled or dirty wool. Therefore, sheep must be crutched (dagged) regularly and appropriate worm control measures employed.
Take care not to apply product in the sheep’s eyes. This precaution should be observed particularly when treating breeds with little wool on their heads.
Full operating and maintenance instructions, including details on the use of nozzles are supplied with each applicator gun. Please read carefully before use. Maintain applicator gun carefully to ensure accurate dosage.
For external use only.
Make sure when attaching the recommended applicator gun onto the container that the coiled retainer is secured onto the cap and the applicator.
Use in a well-ventilated area and avoid inhaling the vapour.
Wear eye protection, protective clothing, rubber gloves and boots when applying the product.
Wear a disposable face mask when applying as a fan-spray for the prevention of blowfly-strike.
Do not eat, drink or smoke whilst using the product.
Wash splashes from skin and eyes immediately with plenty of clean water. If irritation persists seek medical advice immediately and show the package leaflet to the physician.
Remove contaminated clothing immediately and wash exposed skin with plenty of clean water.
Wash hands and exposed skin before eating, drinking or smoking and after work.
As a precautionary measure sheep must be kept away from watercourses for at least 12 hours following treatment (see section 'Pharmacological Properties’).
Long term effects on dung insects caused by continuous or repeated use of pyrethroid ectoparasiticides cannot be excluded. Therefore repeated treatment of animals on the same pasture with a pyrethroid-containing product within a season should only be given in the absence of alternative treatments or approaches to maintain animal/flock health, as advised by a veterinarian.
May be used during pregnancy. Pregnant ewes must be handled with care. See section 'Withdrawal Periods'.
The product must be applied only with the recommended applicator gun, as the product may have a detrimental effect on certain components of conventional dosing guns.
On completion of each treatment cycle of the product and before the dosing gun is stored, immediately expel any remaining product in the dosing gun.
Administer by means of the recommended applicator gun as follows:
|Blowfly Prevention Fan Spray Dose Using Blue Fan Spray Nozzle (FIGURE 1 BELOW)|
|Bodyweight | Dose | Doses per litre|
|Up to 25 kg* | 20 ml | 50|
|25 to 40 kg | 30 ml | 33|
|Over 40 kg | 40 ml | 25|
|Do not administer to animals of less than 12.5 kg bodyweight|
Apply as a fan-spray to the surface of the fleece on the back and hindquarters of the sheep using the Pour-On Gun fitted with the blue fan-spray nozzle. Half the dose should be applied to the shoulders, back and flanks, and half to the rump. The distance between the nozzle and the fleece should be approximately 20 cm. Each dose will require 2 or 3 sweeps to apply. THE PRODUCT WILL PREVENT BLOWFLY STRIKE ONLY ON AREAS COVERED BY SPRAY. One application will give 6-8 weeks protection. Re-treat as required.
Treatment of blowfly strike
Apply directly to all the affected parts at the rate of 2.5 ml per 100 –150 cm2 (roughly the size of a hand). The Red T-bar nozzle should be used. Most strikes will require 5-10 ml. Ensure that all affected parts are treated. A single application is sufficient to ensure that larvae are expelled and killed within a few hours.
SEE FIGURE 2 Below
Dosage: 5 ml per 20 kg bodyweight up to a maximum of 20 ml.
|Bodyweight||Dose | Doses per litre|
|Up to 20 kg||5 ml | 200|
|21 to 40 kg||10 ml | 100|
|41 to 60 kg||15 ml | 66|
|Over 60 kg||20 ml | 50|
Using the green straight nozzle on the applicator gun, apply as a pin-stream from the shoulders to the rump along the middle of the backline.
Sheep may be treated off-shears or at any time during the year.
SEE FIGURE 3 Below
Dosage: Adult sheep and lambs greater than 10 kg: 10 ml per 20 kg bodyweight, up to a maximum of 40 ml. Lambs under 10 kg: 5 ml followed 3 weeks later by a 10 ml application.
|Bodyweight||Dose | Doses per litre|
|Up to 10 kg||5 ml | 200|
|11 to 20 kg||10 ml | 100|
|21 to 40 kg||20 ml | 50|
|41 to 60 kg||30 ml | 33|
|Over 60 kg||40 ml | 25|
Using the green straight nozzle on the Pour-On Gun, apply as a pin-stream from the crown of the head to the top of the rump.
See Figure 4 Below
Dose: 5 ml per animal irrespective of size.
Apply to the top of the head between the ears using the T-bar nozzle.
Take care not to apply product in the sheep’s eyes.
One application before the start of the headfly season will give up to 4 weeks protection. Re-treat as required.
This product contains a dye to aid in the identification of treated animals. The colour is temporary and will fade from the fleece within 48 hours of application.
Toxic signs in mammals are tremors, hyperexcitability, salivation, choreoathetosis and paralysis, rarely leading to death. Usually, the signs disappear rapidly and the animals recover, generally within a week.
There is no specific antidote but symptomatic therapy can be given if considered necessary.
Meat and offal: 8 days.
Milk: 5 days
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Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Bimeda Ectofly Pour-On, including answers from our team.
Does it only protect where it covers What is dosage ?
Apply as a fan-spray to the surface of the fleece on the back and hindquarters of the sheep using the Pour-On Gun fitted with the fan-spray nozzle. Half the dose should be applied to the shoulders, back and flanks, and half to the rump. The distance between the nozzle and the fleece should be approximately 20 cm. Each dose will require 2 or 3 sweeps to apply. THE PRODUCT WILL PREVENT BLOWFLY STRIKE ONLY ON AREAS COVERED BY SPRAY. One application will give 6-8 weeks protection. Re-treat as required.
Bodyweight (up to 25kg, but no less than 12.5kg) - 20ml
Bodyweight (25-40kg) - 30ml
Bodyweight (over 40kg) - 40ml
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