For the treatment and control of gastro-intestinal nematodes, lungworms, eyeworms, warbles, mites and lice of beef and non-lactating dairy cattle. For the treatment and control of psoroptic mange (sheep scab), gastro-intestinal nematodes, lungworms and nasal bots of sheep. POM-VPS.
Below is the product datasheet. This has been provided by the manufacturer and should always be provided with the medication.
Company name: Merial Animal Health Ltd
Address: PO Box 327
Harlow Business Park
Essex CM19 5TG
Telephone: Companion Animals 0870 6000123
Production Animals 0800 592699
Fax: 01279 775888
Email: [email protected]
A sterile non-aqueous solution for injection containing 1%w/v ivermectin.
IVOMEC Classic Injection for Cattle and Sheep is indicated for the effective treatment and control of the following parasites of sheep and cattle:
|Sarcoptes scabiei var. bovis||•||•|
IVOMEC Classic Injection for Cattle and Sheep may also be used as an aid in the control of biting lice (Damalinia bovis) and the mange mite (Chorioptes bovis), but complete elimination may not occur.
Persistent Activity in Cattle:
When cattle have to graze on pasture contaminated with infective larvae of cattle nematodes, treatment with IVOMEC Classic Injection for Cattle and Sheep at the recommended dose rate of 1ml per 50kg bodyweight controls re-infection with the following parasites of cattle:
|Dictyocaulus viviparus||up to 28 days|
|Ostertagia ostertagi||up to 21 days|
|Oesophagostomum radiatum||up to 21 days|
|Cooperia spp.||up to 14 days|
|Trichostrongylus axei||up to 14 days|
|Haemonchus placei||up to 14 days|
To obtain optimal benefit from the persistent activity of IVOMEC Classic Injection for Cattle and Sheep for grazing animals, it is recommended that calves which are set-stocked in the first grazing season should be treated 3, 8 and 13 weeks after the day of turn-out. This can protect the animals from parasitic gastro-enteritis and lungworm disease throughout the grazing season, provided they are set-stocked, all the calves are included in the programme and that no untreated cattle are added to the pasture. Treated animals should always be monitored according to good husbandry practices.
For the treatment and control of sheep scab Psoroptes ovis, two injections with a seven-day interval are required to treat clinical signs of scab and to eliminate mites.
Benzimidazole-resistant strains of Haemonchus contortus and Ostertagia circumcincta are also controlled.
IVOMEC Classic Injection for Cattle and Sheep should be given only by subcutaneous injection, using aseptic precautions, at the recommended dosage level of 200 mcg ivermectin per kg bodyweight under the loose skin in front of, or behind, the shoulder in cattle and in the neck in sheep.
To ensure administration of a correct dose, bodyweight should be determined as accurately as possible; accuracy of the dosing device should be checked.
When treating sheep of less than 16kg, seek veterinary advice regarding the use of 1 ml disposable syringes graduated in increments of 0.1 ml. For the treatment of individual sheep, a syringe not exceeding 2.0 ml and calibrated in increments of 0.1 ml should be used.
All prices include VAT where applicable.
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For UK delivery, we charge the following:
Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.
For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.
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Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.
Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.
Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.
To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.
*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.
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