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South Africa

Virbamax First Drench

Ranges: Internal Parasiticides

Species: Cattle, Goats, Ostrich, Sheep

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Oral anthelmintic for the control of roundworms, tapeworms and nasal bot in sheep, lambs, goats and kids.  Wireworm and tapeworm remedy for ostriches and roundworms and tapeworms in calves. 

 

 

COMPOSITION: Abamectin 0,08 % m/v, praziquantel 1,50 % m/v.

INTERNAL PARASITES

Calves:

1. Roundworms:

Immatures

Adult

Wireworm

*

*

Brown stomachworm

*

*

Cattle bankruptworm

*

*

Hookworm

*

*

Nodular worm

*

*

Definition: * Controls (≥ 90 % effective)

2.Tapeworms:

Milk tapeworm (Moniezia spp.):

Class 1 (100 % effective in 80 % of the treated animals).

3.Ovicidal:

Roundworm eggs present in the animal at the time of dosing are prevented from hatching.

Sheep:

1.Roundworm species

Immature

Adult

Wireworm, including inhibited larval stages (Haemonchus contortus)

*

*

Brown stomachworm, including inhibited larval stages (Teledorsagia spp)

*

*

Bankruptworm (Trichostrongylus spp.)

*

*

Long-necked Bankruptworm (Nematodirus spp.)

*

*

Hookworm ( Gaigeria pachyscelis.)

*

*

White bankruptworm (Strongyloides papillosus)

 

*

Nodular worm (Oesophagostomum spp.)

*

*

Large-mouthed Bowelworm (Chabertia ovina)

*

*

Lungworm (Dictyocaulus filaria)

*

*

 

1.Nasal bot (Oestrus ovis):

Controls all larval stages (1st, 2nd and 3rd instar larvae)

2.Tapeworm species:

Milk tapeworm (Moniezia spp.)

Class 1

Serrated tapeworm (Thysaniezia spp.) 

Class 1

Narrow tapeworm (Avitellina sp.)

Class 2

Liver tapeworm (Stilesia sp.)  

Class 2

Definition: Class 1:100 % effective in more than 80 % of the treated animals.

                   Class 2: 100 % effective in more than 60 % of the treated animals.

External parasites: Controls Australian itch mite.

Ostriches:

1.Roundworm species

Immatures

Adult

Ostrich wireworm including inhibited larval stages (Libyostrongylus douglassii)

*

*

Definition * Controls (≥ 90 % effective)

2.Tapeworm species (Houttuynia struthionis):

Class 1 (100 % effective in more than 80 % of the treated animals).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Use only as directed.

  • Lambs and kids older than 6 weeks of age: oral dose of 2,5 ml per 10 kg body mass. 
  • Calves older than 6 weeks of age: oral dose is 2,5 ml/10  kg body mass.
  • Ostriches older than 6 weeks: oral dose is 2,5 ml/kg  body mass

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD:

•Do not slaughter sheep and goats for human consumption within 14 days of treatment.

•No withdrawal period is required for meat from ostriches.

•Do not slaughter calves for human consumption within 14 days of treatment

•Do not treat sheep and goats, where the milk is used for human consumption, during lactation or within 28 days prior to the commencement of lactation.

PRESENTATION: 250 ml, (1, 5, 10 litres)

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Store below 25 °C. Protect from light.

REGISTRATION NUMBERS:

South Africa: G3084 (Act 36/1947)
Namibia: V02/18.1.8/100
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