Akula Ivermectin Concentrate for Fly and Lice on Sheep
Equivalent to: Jet Away Blowfly & Lice Jetting Fluid (Apparent), Blowfly and Lice Jetting Fluid (Coopers)
For the treatment of, and protection against, blowfly strike on sheep for up to 12 weeks under low to moderate fly pressure and treatment of biting lice by jetting in long woolled sheep Plus can be used as drench.
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Ivermectin 16 g/L
Use A multi-purpose concentrate for use in sheep of all ages
DRENCH: Dilute as directed for effective oral treatment and control of ivermectin sensitive strains of internal parasites including: nematode (roundworm) (including benzimidazole, levamisole and morantel resistant strains), nasal bot and itchmite in sheep.
JETTING FLUID: For the treatment of, and protection against, blowfly strike on sheep for up to 12 weeks under low to moderate fly pressure and treatment of biting lice by jetting in long woolled sheep. Period of protection Blowfly strike: up to 12 weeks under low to moderate fly pressure.
Dosage and Administration
Oral DRENCHING Before commencing drenching read the label carefully. AKULA CONCENTRATE must be diluted 1:20 with water prior to use as an oral drench. AKULA CONCENTRATE should be administered orally using accurate drenching equipment which provides a consistent dose volume. Check and clean equipment thoroughly before and after use. For example, 250 mL of AKULA CONCENTRATE FOR LICE AND FLY dilutes to 5 Litres of oral drench; 1 Litre dilutes to 20 L of oral drench.
This product is a concentrate for use in sheep of all ages. The product is NOT to be used undiluted. The 16.0 g/L Ivermectin concentrate is diluted 1:500 and applied by jetting for the treatment of, and protection against, sheep blowy strike and by hand jetting for long-wool lice treatment. Dilute before use. Use diluted jetting fluid within 28 days of dilution.
Prevention of Blowfly Strike by Jetting, treating existing flystrike by Jetting or hand dressing use 200mL per 100L of water and apply 2.5L per head – 1000 doses Treatment of lice in long wool use 200mL per 100L of water and apply 0.5L per month of wool growth – 555 doses at 9 months wool growth
Ensure equipment is thoroughly cleaned prior to use. Akula should be mixed with water in a container of known volume. Testing has confirmed that Akula mixes with water of various hardness. Use either a jetting handpiece with multiple nozzles that can be combed through the fleece or a (Dutjet) jetting wand. The jetting handpiece should deliver a penetrating jet of fluid without producing a spray or mist. A modified Harrington jetting race can also be used. It should be noted the effectiveness of various races differ and testing has not been performed on all types of races available.
Withholding Periods Oral Drench MEAT: DO NOT USE less than 14 days before slaughter for human consumption. MILK: DO NOT USE in lactating ewes or within 28 days of lambing where milk or milk products may be used for human consumption. Jetting MEAT: DO NOT USE less than 7 days before slaughter for human consumption. MILK: DO NOT USE in lactating ewes or within 28 days of lambing where milk may be used or processed for human consumption. WOOL HARVESTING INTERVAL: DO NOT USE less than 6 weeks before shearing or fibre collection. Trade Advice ESI Oral drench 21 days Jetting 7 days