Potent and Persistent Worm Control for up to 5 weeks.

ZERMEX® 0.1% w/v oral solution for sheep Potent and Persistent Worm Control for up to 5 weeks.

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Zermex Oral Drench

Worms are a major threat to sheep in the UK, affecting their performance and health. It is vital that control strategies are in place.

Worms are estimated to cost UK sheep producers £84 million per year in treatment and lost productivity.1

Disease caused by worm burdens can result in:

  • Reduced growth rates – up to 47% 3
  • Reduced milk yield
  • Reduced wool production – up to 21% 3
  • Reduced body condition

ZERMEX® 0.1% w/v oral solution for sheep Potent and Persistent Worm Control for up to 5 weeks.

Ideal for the treatment of lambs during the spring and summer, Zermex® oral solution has the longest dosing interval of 8 weeks which means fewer treatments are necessary. This reduces handing and encourages lamb growth.

Worms in Sheep

As Zermex®is a wormer with persistent action for 5 weeks which can lead to a reduction in pasture contamination and can help to increase weight gain. Lambs are at risk of stomach worms from when they grazing, reaching a peak risk in the late summer and autumn when numbers of larvae on the pasture are typically at their highest. By reducing the build-up of pasture contamination, the risk of lambs becoming infected and developing scours is also reduced, allowing lambs to grow and thrive.

Higher Lamb DLWG = Improved Productivity

 

As ZERMEX® is a wormer with a persistent action it reduces the level of challenge on the pasture which can help to increase weight gain.

1Nieuwohf and Bishop, 2005 2 EBLEX Sheep BRP Manual 8 3 Charlier, J. et al 2014: Trends in Parasitology, Vol. 30, No. 7

All Zermex ® brands contain moxidectin, POM-VPS. For further information see the SPC, farmers should contact their animal medicines supplier SQP, veterinary surgeon or Downland Marketing Ltd, 15 Victoria Place, Carlisle, CA1 1EW. Use medicines responsibly: www.noah.co.uk/responsible. MM-08157

25th March 2020

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