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For the control of flies and lice on cattle. Flypor is particularly effective against biting flies and horn flies. Also sucking and biting lice and for the treatment of sarcoptic and chorioptic mange in cattle. POM-VPS.
Below is the product datasheet. This has been provided by the manufacturer and should always be provided with the medication.
Company name: Novartis Animal Health UK Ltd
Address: Frimley Business Park
Telephone: 01276 694402
Fax: 01276 694403
A clear straw-coloured solution containing 4% w/v permethrin (tech.) (cis:trans/80:20) for external pour-on application.
For the control of flies and lice on cattle. Flypor is particularly effective against biting flies and horn flies, sucking and biting lice, and for the treatment of sarcoptic and chorioptic mange in cattle.
Flypor is a ready-to-use solution which should be applied at the rate of 1 ml per 10 kg bodyweight, up to a maximum of 40mls.
|Calves up to 100 kg||10 ml|
|101 to 200 kg||20 ml|
|201 to 300 kg||30 ml|
|Over 300 kg||40 ml|
Flypor should be applied using either the calibrated dispensing chamber incorporated into the 1 litre applicator bottle or the approved Novartis Pour-on gun. For fly and lice control approximately one quarter of the calculated dose should be applied to the top of the head, the remainder should be poured along the neck and mid-backline.
A single dose is normally sufficient to control flies for up to 8 weeks. The first treatment should be carried out when the number of flies starts to increase. In cases of heavy infestation, the dose may be repeated at 4 week intervals.
A single dose is normally sufficient to control all lice. In certain cases of heavy infestation, the dose rate may be repeated after 4 weeks.
Sarcoptic and chorioptic mange
When treating mange the calculated dose should be applied directly to all visibly affected areas; any remaining should be poured along the backline in the normal way. For mange the dose should be repeated after 4 weeks.
Do not treat calves under one week old. Flypor is for external use only. Avoid the eyes when applying to the head.
Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), if necessary
Toxic signs in mammals are tremors, hyperexcitability, salivation, chorea, athetosis and paralysis.
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.
Protection of operators
Wear protective clothing, rubber gloves and boots when applying the product.
Use in a well ventilated area. Do not inhale the vapour.
Avoid contact with the eyes. If splashed in the eye or on the skin, wash with plenty of clean running water immediately.
When using the product do not eat, drink, or smoke.
Wash hands and exposed skin before eating, drinking or smoking and after work.
Keep out of reach of children.
Care should be taken when applying this product, as it may have an adverse effect on certain plastics.
For animal treatment only.
The product must be applied only with the Novartis Pour-on gun as the product may have a detrimental effect on certain components of conventional dosing guns.
Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay
The safety of the veterinary medicinal product has not been established during pregnancy.
Use only according to the benefit/risk assessment of the responsible veterinary surgeon.
Meat - Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment. Cattle may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 3 days from the last treatment.
Milk - Cattle producing milk for human consumption should be treated immediately after milking to allow as long an interval as possible (at least 6 hours) before the next milking. There is no need to withhold milk from subsequent milkings.
Special precautions for disposal
Dangerous to fish. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways and ditches with the product or used container. Wash out container thoroughly, and dispose of safely.
Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
Store in original container, tightly closed in a safe place. Store below 25°C.
1 litre polythene bottle with incorporated dispensing chamber and 3 litre flexipack.
As with all insecticides, the degree of fly-killing and repellent activity afforded by Flypor is influenced by prevailing weather conditions and the species of flies involved.
All prices include VAT where applicable.
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Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Novartis Control Of Flies And Lice Flypor, including answers from our team.
Can flypor4% be diluted to eradicate depluming mites of racing pigeons.
This is only licensed for cattle so would not be suitable for pigeons.