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TREATMENT FOR SHEEP
STARTECT not only kills worms resistant to other products but, used routinely, it can help delay wormer resistance
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CYDECTIN 0.1% Oral Solution for Sheep offers persistent activity against worms with a short meat withdrawal and helps to reduce worm spring rise in ewes, helping to protect lambs.
CYDECTIN LA for Sheep has been proven to treat scab infestations and to prevent re-infestations for 60 days from a single injection.
CYDECTIN TriclaMox provides an effective treatment as it treats all stages of fluke whilst providing a persistent wormer to reduce the worm spring rise.
Dysect: For the control and treatment of blow fly strike on sheep and lambs, and for the treatment of lice and ticks on sheep
Effective fly control: tried and trusted, Spot On kills flies by simple contact
Covexin 8 provides sheep with the antibodies they need to fight the devastating toxins produced by clostridial bacteria
Covexin 10 protects against 10 deadly clostridia in cattle and sheep
1 Against stomach worm (Ostertagia (Teladorsagia) circumcincta) and barbers pole worm (Haemonchus contortus). 14 days persistent activity against Trichostrongvlus colubriformis.
PARASITES IN SHEEP
Roundworms are important endoparasites, causing clinical disease and lost production in young cattle and sheep, control is inevitably complex.
MITES, MANGE AND SHEEP SCAB
Mite infestations cause skin irritation leading to oozing and skin thickening. The intense irritation will lead to disruption of feeding patterns.
Disease caused by liver fluke (fasciolosis) is an increasingly common, economically important parasitic disease of sheep in the UK.
Flies cause major economic production losses in livestock.They attack, irritate and feed on cattle, sheep and other animals.
In the UK, ticks are vectors for infectious diseases such as redwater fever (Babesia spp), tick-borne fever, tick pyaemia and louping ill.
Transfer of lice between animals requires close contact, such as yarding, transport or housing, especially in cool cloudy weather.
Clostridial infections progress rapidly, and many affected sheep and lambs will be found dead or dying. Treatment with antibiotics is rarely effective.
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