South Africa

Worms

Virbamec®

Antiparasitic remedy for cattle, sheep and pigs. Oxpecker-compatible.

  • Cattle
  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Injection
    Injection

COMPOSITION :

Ivermectin 1 % m/v.

EFFICACY :

  1. Internal parasites: For the treatment of gastro-intestinal roundworms in cattle and sheep.

 

Cattle: Roundworm species: VIRBAMEC controls the following:

 

Immature

Mature

Persistency (*)

Wireworm

*

*

14 days

Brown Stomachworm

*

*

21 days

Bankruptworm

*

*

14 days

Hookworm

*

*

-

Nodular worm

*

*

21 days

Lungworm

*

*

21 days

Eyeworm

 

*

-

Definition: * Controls (≥9 0 % effective)

 

VIRBAMEC aids in the control of the following:

 

Immatures

Adult

Parafilaria

 

**

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

 

Sheep: Roundworm species: VIRBAMEC controls the following

 

Immature

Mature

Wireworm

*

*

Brown Stomachworm

*

*

Bankruptworm

*

*

Hookworm

*

*

Nodular worm

*

*

Large-mouthed bowelworm

*

*

Lungworm

*

*

Definition: * Controls (≥ 90 % effective)

 

VIRBAMEC aids in the control of the following:

 

Immatures

Adult

Long-necked bankruptworm

**

 

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

  1. External parasites:

Cattle: Kills sucking lice, biting lice and mange mites. Controls sand tampans infesting cattle for up to 3 days after treatment. Kills cattle screw worms 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.

Sheep:  Kills sheep scab mites. Controls Australian itch mites.

Nasal worm: Sheep: Highly effective against all stages (1st, 2nd and 3rd instar larvae).

Pigs: Kills mange mites.

 

DIRECTIONS FOR USE :

Use only as directed.

  • Do not use intravenously
  • Cattle and Sheep:  Inject subcutaneously or intramuscularly  at 1 ml per 50 kg body mass
  • Pigs: Inject subcutaneously or intramuscularly in the neck at 1 ml per 33 kg body mass.
  • Sheep scab: Inject subcutaneously only at 1 ml per 50 kg body mass.

Sheep scab Namibia: Even though this remedy is registered in South Africa for only one treatment, the law in Namibia states that two treatments, 7 days apart, are obligatory in the event of a sheep scab outbreak.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD :

  • Do not use in lactating cattle or sheep where milk or milk products are used for human consumption.
  • Do not use in dairy cattle within 28 days before calving where milk and milk products are intended for human consumption.
  • Cattle and sheep must not be slaughtered for human consumption within 21 days of last treatment.
  • Pigs must not be slaughtered for human consumption within 14 days of last treatment.

PRESENTATION :  

500 ml and 1 L polyethylene bottles.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS :

Store at room temperature below 30 °C away from sunlight.


REGISTRATION NUMBERS :

South Africa: G2588 (Act 36/1947)

Namibia: V02/18.1.2/2 NS0

 

 

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