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  LICE, KEDS AND TICK CONTROL ON SHEEP AND GOATS- 1999

LICE, KEDS AND TICK CONTROL ON SHEEP AND GOATS


By Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist


Lice, Keds and Ticks

Insecticide Amt/25 gal Water Days to Slaughter
Co-Ral 25% WP (coumaphos) lb - lice
1 lb - keds
15
Do not treat lambs less than 3 months old Do not use on lactating milk goats or dry animals within 14 days of freshening.
Dryzon 50% WP (diazinon) 1/8 14 Do not treat lambs less than 2 wks old
Atroban EC, Ectiban 5.7% EC, GardStar 40% EC Hard Hitter, or Insectaban, (permethrin) See label 0
Ectrin 10% WDL (fenvalerate) 1 qt 2
Marlate 50% WP (methoxychlor) 2 lbs ready-to-use 0 Work thoroughly into wool.
Do not apply to lactating milk goats.
Marlate 5% D 2 lbs Ready-to-use 0 Work thoroughly into wool.
Do not apply to lactating milk goats.

Pour-ons

Ectrin 10% WDL (fenvalerate), diluted at 2 qts per 25 gal water, can be applied down the midline of the animal at the rate of 4 fl oz per animal. Repeat in 30 days if necessary. 2 day slaughter interval. Atroban DeLice, Expar, Back Side, or Permectrin (permethrin) can be applied at up to 3 fl oz per animal. Treat again in 14 days. 0 days to slaughter.