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Firstmectin SE: Quick Reference Guide

Species: Sheep

Ranges: Internal parasites

Firstmectin SE

PRODUCT STATEMENT

For treatment and control of abamectin sensitive strains of internal parasites (including benzimidazole, levamisole, and morantel resistant strains), nasal bot and itch mite of sheep and lambs. For treatment and control of tapeworms and as an aid in controlling selenium deficiencies in sheep and lambs.

COMPOSITION

  • Abamectin 0.8g/L
  • Praziquantel 15g/L
  • Selenium 0.4g/L

WHAT IS FIRSTMECTIN SE?

  • A combination oral drench for sheep and lambs
  • Contains abamectin
  • Contains praziquantel
  • Broad spectrum parasite control, including tapeworms
  • Contains selenium
  • Ideal for lambs

DOSAGE

Firstmectin SE is given orally at the recommended dose rate of 1mL/4kg bodyweight in sheep.

Bodyweight Dose Volume Sheep treated
(kg) (mL) 1L 5L 10L
11-16 4 250 1250 2500
17-20 5 200 1000 2000
21-30 7.5 133 666 1333
31-40 10 100 500 1000
41-50 12.5 80 400 800
51-60 15 66 333 666
61-70 17.5 57 285 571
71-80 20 50 250 500


Animals in excess of 80kg bodyweight dosed at 1mL/4kg.

WITHOLDING PERIODS/ESI

  • Meat: 14 days
  • Milk: When milk or milk by-products are to be used for human consumption DO NOT ADMINISTER to dairy sheep within 28 days prior to lambing or during lactation
  • ESI: 28 days

PRESENTATION

Liquid: 5L and 10L

STORAGE

Store below 30°C (room temperature) in original container.

APVMA Number

56998