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CYDECTIN® INJECTION FOR CATTLE treatment and control of internal and external parasites

A second generation macrocyclic lactone endectocide for the treatment and control of internal and external parasites in cattle

  • Beef Cattle
  • Dairy Cattle
  • Australian made
    Australian made

WHAT IS CYDECTIN® INJECTION FOR CATTLE?

  • CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE delivers the trusted power of moxidectin, the most trusted, potent and persistent “mectin, in a water based, non-sting formulation
  • CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE provides broad spectrum control of internal and external parasites.

RECOMMENDED FOR

  • CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE is effective against moxidectin sensitive gastrointestinal roundworms (including inhibited larvae of Ostertagia ostertagi), lungworm, sucking lice and mange.
  • CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE is effective for control of cattle tick (Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus) including strains resistant to organophosphates, synthetic pyrethroids and amidines. Prevents the development of viable cattle tick for 28 days after treatment. For strategic programs treatment at 28 day intervals is recommended.

WHY CHOOSE CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE?

  • Contains moxidectin
    CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE delivers the trusted power of moxidectin, the most trusted, potent and persistent “mectin, in a water based, non-sting formulation.

  • Broad spectrum parasite control
    CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE is highly effective against all major parasites that are susceptible to a ML drench including Ostertagia, lungworm (Dictyocaulus viviparus), barber’s pole worm (Haemonchus placei), Nodule Worm (Oesophagostomum radiatum), stomach hair worm (Trichostrongylus axei), Hookworm (Bunostomum phlebotomum), adult thin necked intestinal worm (Nematodirus spp) and Cooperia.

  • Persistent activity
    CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE prevents reinfection with Ostertagia for at least 21 days. It prevents reinfection with Lungworm (Dictyocaulus viviparus) for at least 35 days and it prevents the reinfection of Barbers Pole Worm (Haemonchus placei) and Stomach Hair Worm (Trichostrongylus axei) for up to 14 days. Persistent activity can be used to clean up contaminated pastures and keep your cattle cleaner for longer – both of which lead to greater productivity.

  • Dung beetles
    Dung beetles provide a number of important functions from parasite suppression, nutrient cycling and secondary seed dispersal. Many of these functions provide valuable services such as biological pest control and soil fertilisation. CYDECTIN INJECTION FOR CATTLE has no known impact on dung beetles.

COMPOSITION

Moxidectin 10 g/L

DOSAGE & DIRECTIONS FOR USE

  • Inject only by subcutaneous injection
  • Dose rate: 1 mL/50 kg (0.2 mg moxidectin per kg liveweight)
Bodyweight Dose Volume Number of animals treated per pack
(kg) (mL) 500mL
25 0.5 1000
50 1.0 500
75 1.5 333
100 2.0 250
101 - 150 3.0 167
151 - 200 4.0 125
201 - 250 5.0 100
251 - 300 6.0 83
301 - 350 7.0 71
351 - 400 8.0 63
401 - 450 9.0 56
451 - 500 10.0 50
501 - 550 11.0 45
551 - 600 12.0 42
601 - 650 13.0 38
651 - 700 13.5 37
  • Care must be taken to use the correct dose in calves under 100 kg bodyweight, particularly if animals are in light body condition because they may be susceptible to overdosing
  • Do not use in undernourished animals

WITHHOLDING PERIODS/ESI

  • Meat: 14 days
  • Milk: Do not use on lactating cows or within 60 days of calving where milk or milk products may be used for human consumption
  • ESI: 28 days (single treatment) or 40 days (multiple treatments).

STORAGE

Store below 30°C (Room temperature). Protect from sunlight.

PACK SIZES

500 mL pillow pack

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