Sheep Blowfly Treatment
Protects long wool sheep for up to 14 weeks from strike by blowfy (Lucilia Cuprina), including organophosphate resistant strains when applied by jetting or dipping.
Active Content & Action
Cyromazine 500 g/L. Cyromazine is part of the triazine group of chemicals. Cyromazine disrupts nerve transmission in the target parasite.
Protects long wool sheep for up to 14 weeks from strike by blow_y (Lucilia Cuprina), including organophosphate resistant strains when applied by jetting or dipping.
Period of protection
When applied as directed will protect long wool sheep against fly strike for 14 weeks.
Dosage and Administration
This product is a concentrate. It must be diluted before use.
This product is designed for use on sheep with 6 weeks wool growth (long wool). Dipping sheep heavily infested with grass seeds is not recommended. Heavy Rain following the application of this product could diminish the period of protection. If used in jetting races a reduced period of protection may result.
SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE
Spartan SC Sheep Blowfly Treatment may settle after storage for some weeks. Stir product or invert the container several times before opening. Pour the liquid into the vat through a strainer to remove any particles or dry flakes, which may occur in hot storage conditions. Product may be blended with water and applied as spray. Partly (30%) fill the tank with water. Put the required amount of Spartan SC Sheep Blowfly Treatment for the area to be sprayed into water containers. Add this correct amount of pre-mixed Spartan SC Sheep Blowfly Treatment into the tank with the agitation system operating. Fill up to the correct volume with water.
The product is readily soluble in both soft and hard water. Tank-mixtures should be tested for physical compatibility and efficacy before use. If tank mixing, SPARTAN SC SHEEP BLOWFLY TREATMENT must be in suspension before adding other insecticides or surfactant. Wash equipment thoroughly after use.
Dilution rate 2 mL per 1 Litre of water, Eg 400ml per 200 Litres or 2L per 1000L
Maintenance of Dips
Clean out dip, sump and spray lines thoroughly before charging. Disinfect with a registered bacteriostat at the manufacturer s recommended rate. DO NOT use old fouled wash. Shower dips should be emptied and cleaned out at the end of each days dipping. Plunge dips should be emptied and cleaned out within 5 days of charging and more frequently if conditions favour post-dipping lameness infection, except in WA where plunge dips and sumps should be emptied daily.
Before Use Agitate Well. Jetting
Jet the sheep at onset of fly wave with efficient equipment that is able to maintain the pressure of about 550 kPa. Use 300 to 400 kPa for lambs and ewes in lamb.