Ectoparasites Treatment

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Ectoparasites

Ectoparasites are the organisms which live on the external surface or skin of the animal for food and shelter.

Ectoparasites Treatment

ectoparasites treatment

Mostly are controlled on a flock/herd wide basis. This means that when one animal is diagnosed with external parasites, a dip, dust, or spray is used to treat the problem that animal as well as the entire flock/herd.

Different productus are used to treat ticks, mites and lice etc. some of them are given below along with the doses:

Active Ingredient

Effective Against **Treatments
*Malathion Mites, lice, keds 0.5% spray; 4% dust
*Lime-sulfur Mites, lice, keds 2-5% dip
*Coumaphos Mites, lice, keds 0.05-0.3% spray or dip; 0.5%-1% dust
*Phosmet Mites, lice, keds 0.15-0.25% dip
*Methoxychlor Mites, lice, keds, ticks

0.5% spray or dip; 5% dust

 

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