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Wirecide F

Ranges: Internal Parasiticides

Species: Cattle, Sheep

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Injectable anthelmintic remedy for cattle and sheep.  For the treatment of wireworm, hookworm, nodular worm, Parafilaria bovicola (false bruising) and liver fluke in cattle. For the treatment of wireworm (including Whiteriver, Nooitgedacht and Kokstad resistant strains), nodular worm, nasal bot and liver fluke in sheep.

 

 

 

COMPOSITION: Nitroxynil 34 % m/v

EFFICACY:

Internal Parasites

Cattle

Effective against Parafilaria bovicola (false bruising) at double dose

Gastro-intestinal nematodes

Adult

Immature

Wireworm (Haemonchus placei)

*

*

Hookworm (Bunostomum phlebotomum)

*

*

Nodular worm (Oesophagostomum radiatum)

*

*

Trematodes

Liver fluke(F. hepatica, F. gigantica)

*

 

Nasal bot (Oestrus ovis)

 

*

* Controls (≥ 90 % effective)

** Aids in the control (60 - 89 % effective)

Sheep

Gastro-intestinal nematodes

Adult

Immature

Wireworm (Haemonchus contortus)

**

 

Nooitgedacht-resistant wireworm strain ƒ (Haemonchus contortus)

*

 

Kokstad-resistant wireworm strain ƒ (Haemonchus contortus)

*

 

Whiteriver-resistant wireworm strain ƒ (Haemonchus contortus)

*

 

Nodular worm (Oesophagostomum spp.)

 

**

 

Trematodes

Liver fluke(F. hepatica, F. gigantica)

*

 

Nasal bot (Oestrus ovis)

 

*

* Controls (≥ 90 % effective)

** Aids in the control (60 - 89 % effective)

Δ Resistant strains

Directions for use: Use only as directed

Cattle:

  • Standard dose: Treat at the rate of 1,5 ml / 50 kg body mass (Liver fluke and roundworms)
  • Double dose: Treatment consists of 1 injection of 3 ml per 50 kg body mass (Parafilaria bovicola)

Sheep:

  • Treat at the rate of 1 ml per 25 kg body mass

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD:

Meat withdrawal:

•Animals treated for liver fluke and roundworms at the standard dose, should not be slaughtered for human consumption within 60 days of treatment for cattle and within 45 days for sheep.

•Cattle treated for Parafilaria at double the dose i.e. 20 mg / kg, should not be slaughtered for human consumption within 70 days of treatment.

Milk withdrawal:

•Milk from animals treated for liver fluke and roundworms at the standard dose should not be used for human consumption within 3 days of treatment.

•Do not treat lactating cows against Parafilaria (double dose) if the milk is used for human consumption.

PRESENTATION: 1 L polyethylene bottles.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Store at room temperature below 30 °C. Protect from light.

REGISTRATION NUMBERS:

South Africa: G3780 (Act 36/1947)
Namibia: V08/18.1.3/130
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