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Harkers Harka-Mectin

Harkers Harka-Mectin
5ml Bottle

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  • 5ml Bottle £11.50


Harka-Mectin is a spot on treatment for internal and external parasites of homing, racing and exhibition pigeons. This includes worms, lice and mites. Must not be used on birds younger than 8 weeks old or weighing less than 100g.

Dosage Instruction:

2 Drops (200ug Ivermectin) per bird onto the skin, between the shoulders. Use before the start of the racing season.

Dose can be repeated every 6 weeks.

Bottle will treat approximately 80 pigeons.


  • Do not use during the main moulting season.
  • Do not use during the hatching period.
  • Do not use this product on young birds less than 8 weeks old.
  • Serious reactions have been reported after the application of the active substance to dogs (especially collies, old English sheep dogs and related breeds), tortoises and turtles
  • Avoid contact to skin, eyes and, mouth.
  • Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after applying this product.

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Reviews (8)

Summary of Reviews for Harkers Harka-Mectin

Overall 5
Ease Of Use
Value For Money
Absence Of Side Effects
7 out of 8 (88%) customers would recommend this product.
5 stars (7 reviews)
4 stars (0 reviews)
3 stars (0 reviews)
2 stars (0 reviews)
1 stars (1 reviews)

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By Anne O'Brien on 29 July 2018

Used before and is very effective. Importantly - delivery was very quick from VioVet. I've already recommended to other bird keepers

Customer recommends this product

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By Dr Penny-Anne Cullen on 26 April 2017

brilliant - I wouldnt use anything else'

Customer recommends this product

55 good product
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By Alex Mason on 26 August 2016

Excellent easy to use

Customer recommends this product

55 good product
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By Alex Mason on 26 August 2016

Excellent easy to use

Customer recommends this product

15 Used for bantam chickens
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By Darren Willoughby on 19 October 2014

Was recommended to use this for mites. Used two drops on each of my bantams and didn't have any effect. Tried a second dose after a few weeks still no joy. Unfortunately my little chooks still got mites. This was also used in conjunction with usual other products for housing and mite powder too. :-(

Customer does not recommend this product

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Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Harkers Harka-Mectin, including answers from our team.

2 August 2015 at 11:33pm

Use in chickens?

VioVet Visitor

Can this be used on chickens.for red mite?

  • Non-Executive Director

Red mites spend most of their time not on the birds, but in nooks a crannies near to where birds roost. It is better to apply a suitable product to the perches etc, but the Harka-Mectin will be effective against mites which climb onto the birds to feed.