South Africa

Growth Promoters

Zeramec®

A non- steroidal anabolic and antiparasitic injectable solution for use in cattle in intensive beef production systems. It results in improved body mass and feed conversion, and is an antiparasitic agent with a broad spectrum of action.

  • Cattle

 

PRODUCT STATEMENT :
Zeramec is indicated where an increase in mass gain is desired by controlling parasite burden and increasing feed conversion in young steers, heifers not intended for breeding, and cattle of all ages under pasture and feedlot conditions. Replacement heifers should be treated between 1 and 7 months of age.


COMPOSITION :

Ivermectin 1 % m/v, Zeranol 1 % m/v.

EFFICACY :

  1. Zeramec has an anabolic action and is used as a growth promotor for improving mass gain and feed conversion while reducing parasite burden in cattle in extensive beef production systems.

  2. Internal parasites:

For the treatment of gastro-intestinal roundworms in cattle.

Roundworm species

Immature

Adult

Persistency (*)

Wireworm

*

*

14 days

Brown stomachworm

*

*

21days

Bankruptworm

*

*

14 days

Hookworm

*

*

Nodular worm

*

*

21 days

Lungworm

*

*

21 days

Eyeworm

 

*

Definition: * Control (≥ 90 % effective)


     Zeramec aids in the control of the following:

 

Immature

Adult

Parafilaria

 

**

Definition: ** Aids in the Control (60 - 89 % effective)

 

  1. External parasites:  Kills sucking lice and mange mites. Controls sand tampans infesting cattle for up to 3 days after treatment. Kills cattle screwworms present at time of injection. Protects against screw worm strikes for 2 weeks after administration. Controls blue ticks (Rhipicephalus spp.) on cattle. For control of blue ticks treatment must be repeated every 21 days.


DIRECTIONS FOR USE :

Use only as directed.

Administer Zeramec by subcutaneous injection under the loose skin in front of the shoulder, at a dose of 1 ml per 50 kg body mass.


WITHDRAWAL PERIOD :

Due to the presence of 1 % ivermectin cattle must not be slaughtered for human consumption within 28 days of treatment.


PRESENTATION :

50 ml, 250 ml, 2 x 250 ml bottles.


STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS :

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


REGISTRATION NUMBER :

South Africa: G3660 (Act 36/19)

 

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