South Africa

Worms

Virbamec® LA

Long-acting injectable antiparasitic remedy for cattle, sheep, pigs and ostriches. Oxpecker-compatible.

  • Cattle
  • Ostriches
  • Pigs
  • Sheep

 

PRODUCT STATEMENT :
The reliable 1 % Ivermectin of choice for the trusted control of internal and external parasites (with persistency), for improved production in cattle, sheep, pigs and ostriches!

COMPOSITION :  

Ivermectin 1 % m/v.


EFFICACY :

Internal parasites :

Cattle

Roundworm species

Immatures

Adult

Persistency

Wireworm (Haemonchus placei) including inhibited larvae

*

*

35 day

Brown Stomachworm (Ostertagia ostertagi) including inhibited larvae

*

*

35 days

Bankruptworm (Cooperia spp)

*

*

28 days

Hookworm (Bunostomum phlebotomum)

*

*

42 days

Nodular worm (Oesophagostomum radiatum)

*

*

49 days

Lungworm (Dictyocaulus viviparus)

*

*

21 days

Eyeworm (Thelazia spp.)

 

*

 

Long-necked Bankruptworm (Nematodirus spp.)

 

*

 

White Bankruptworm (Strongyloides papilosus)

 

*

 

Ascarids (Toxocara vitulorum)

 

*

 

False bruising (Parafilaria bovicola)

 

*

 

Definition: * Control (≥ 90 % effective)

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

 

Sheep

Roundworm Species

Immatures

Adults

Wireworm (Haemonchus contortus)

*

*

Nooitgedacht resistant wireworm strain (Haemonchus contortus)

 

**

Brown Stomachworm (Teladorsagia spp.)

*

*

Bankruptworm (Cooperia spp.)

*

*

Hookworm (Gaigeria pachyscelis)

*

*

Nodular worm (Oesophagostomum spp.)

*

*

Large-mouthed Bowelworm (Chabertia ovina)

*

*

Lungworm (Dictyocaulus filaria)

*

*

Long-necked Bankruptworm (Nematodirus spp)

*

*

Whipworm (Trichuris spp.)

*

*

White Bankruptworm (Strongyloides papillosus)

*

*

Definition: * Control (≥ 90 % effective).

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

Ostriches

Roundworm species

Immatures

Adults

Ostrich wireworm including inhibited larval stages (Libyostrongylus douglassii)

*

*


Definition: * Control (≥ 90 % effective).

 

 

Pigs

Roundworm species

Immatures

Adults

Ascarids (Ascaris suum)

*

*

White Bankruptworm (Strongyloides ransoni)

*

*

Nodular worm (Oesophagosstomum spp.)

*

*

Lungworm (Metastrongylus spp.)

*

*

Whipworm (Trichuris spp.)

 

*

Definition: * Control (≥ 90 % effective).

 

 

External Parasites : 

Cattle

Virbamec LA kills: Sucking lice (Linognathus vituli; Solenoptes capillatus; Haematopinus eurysternus) Biting lice (Damalinia bovis) Warble flies (Hypoderma bovis; H. lineatum) Mange mite (Psoroptes bovis, Sarcoptes scabei var. bovis, Chorioptes bovis) Sandtampans (Ornithodoros savignyi) Cattle screw-worm (Chrysomya bezziana) Blue tick (Rhipicephalus spp.)

For the control of blue ticks, treatment must be repeated every 42 days.

 

Sheep

Virbamec LA kills Sheep scab mites (Psoroptes communis var ovis) Sarcoptic mange mite (Sarcoptes scabei var ovis) Australian itch mite (Psorergates ovis) Sucking lice (Linognathus spp.)

Nasal bot (Oestrus ovis) Controls all stages (1st, 2nd and 3rd instar larvae)

 

Pigs

Virbamec LA kills: Sucking lice (Haematopinus suis) Mange mites (Sarcoptes scabei var. suis) with a persistent activity for 56 days

 

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

Use only as directed. Do not use intravenously.

  • Cattle:  Inject subcutaneously or intramuscularly at 1 ml per 50 kg body mass.
  • Sheep: Inject subcutaneously only at 1 ml per 50 kg body mass.
  • Pigs: Inject subcutaneously or intramuscularly at 1 ml per 33 kg body mass.
  • Ostriches: Inject subcutaneously only. The recommended dose is 1 ml per 50 kg body mass.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD :

  • Cattle, sheep and pigs must not be slaughtered for human consumption within 42 days of last treatment.
  • Ostriches must not be slaughtered for human consumption within 14 days of last treatment.
  • 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 42 days before calving where milk and milk products are intended for human consumption.

PRESENTATION :

10 ml, 50 ml, 200 ml, 500 ml and 1 L bottles.


STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS :

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


REGISTRATION NUMBERS :

South Africa: G2885 (Act 36/1947)

Namibia: V01/18.1.2/109 NS0

 

 

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