As the seasons move into autumn, most cattle farms look to start housing cattle over the winter months. This is the ideal disease control point where a little thought on which animals to treat for what, with what and when, can have a huge impact on treatment success, animal health and growth rates over the winter.
From the point of view of parasites, we’d be looking to control:
Further information on parasites affecting cattle can be accessed on the right of this page.
Dectomax 5 mg/ml Pour-On Solution for Cattle contains doramectin and is indicated for treatment of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, eyeworms, warbles, sucking and biting lice, mange mites and hornfly in cattle. Flypor 4% w/v Pour On Solution for Cattle contains permethrin and is indicated for the control of flies (particularly biting flies and horn-flies) and lice (including sucking and biting lice) and for the treatment of sarcoptic and chorioptic mange of cattle. Legal category POM-VPS. Information regarding the side effects, precautions, warnings and contra-indications can be found in product packaging and leaflets; further information can also be found in the Summary of Product Characteristics. Advice should be sought from the medicine prescriber prior to use. Use medicines responsibly (www.noah.co.uk/responsible). Elanco, Dectomax, Flypor and the diagonal bar are trademarks of Elanco or its affiliates. PM-UK-20-0823
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