Over the last ten years, more than 20 trials conducted by Virbac across Australia found cattle treated with Cydectin Long Acting had significantly higher liveweight gains over 90-130 days compared to cattle treated with shorter acting drenches10.


cydectin long acting cattle trials


1 Based on a calendar season and registered label claims of Haemonchus placei and Ostertagia ostertagi.
2 Based on comparison of mg/kg dosage delivered to the animal by moxidectin 10%.
3 Prichard R and Geary (2019) Perspectives on the utility of moxidectin for the control of parasitic nematodes in the face of developing anthelmintic resistance. International Journal for Parasitology - Drugs and Drug Resistance. Vol 10, 69-83.
4 Based on label protection periods for Ostertagia ostertagi and Haemonchus placei compared to registered avermectin Mls.
5 Based on label claims for Ostertagia ostertagi and Haemonchus placei of other macrocyclic lactone based pour-on & injectable products registered in Australia for use in cattle, including Dectomax, Ivomec, Cydectin Injection and Cydectin Pour-On for Cattle.
6 Refer to registered label (APVMA No.60116)
7 Virbac (2016) Comparison of tick burdens and productivity on a herd of South east QLD cattle following use of 1% Ivermectin and 10% Moxidectin, data on file.
8 Virbac (2020), ML productivity trials, data on file.
9 Eppleston J, Watt B, van de Ven R(2016) “Post-weaning growth of beef heifers drenched with long and short-acting anthelmintics. Australian Veterinary Journal. Vol 94, 9, 341-346.
10 Virbac (2016), Weaner productivity trials, data on file.
11 Double and Marshall (2014) Dung Down Under- Dung Beetles for Australia
*Compared to Dectomax® Injection at $4.50 per kg.