Product of the Month

Effective Parasite Control

Zermex® 0.5% w/v Pour-On for Cattle provides internal and external parasite control of cattle. It contains moxidectin which is the only wormer approved for use five weeks pre-housing due to its persistent effect on worms and it is supported with the Lice FREE Guarantee for peace-of-mind at housing.

The Best Advice

Heavy lice infestations cause irritation which results in reduced growth rates.
Itching and rubbing against feed barriers disrupts feeding and results in hair
loss, most often over the neck and shoulders. Treating up to five weeks prehousing

  • Cattle are FREE from parasites weeks before housing; delivering
    higher weight gains. What is more, Downland Guarantee cattle stay
    lice FREE from Housing to Turnout.*
  • The immune system has time to recover from parasite challenge pre-housing,
    possibly leading to better responses to respiratory vaccines.
  • Cattle cope better with the stress of housing.
  • Reduced risk of pneumonia.
The Correct Product

Zermex® 0.5% w/v Pour-On for cattle contains moxidectin; delivering
potent and persistent internal and external parasite control and short meat
withdrawal, as well as being licenced for Biting and Sucking Lice:

  • Linognathus vituli
  • Haematopinus eurysternus
  • Solenopotes capillatus
  • Bovicola (Damalinia) bovis
The Best Value – Lice FREE Guarantee

Zermex®0.5% w/v Pour-On for Cattle offers a peace of mind Lice FREE Guarantee
from Housing to Turnout*
If lice persist following treatment and the management conditions have been met,
Downland will provide additional product FREE of charge to re-treat your cattle.

* Animals treated with Zermex® 0.5% w/v Pour On for Cattle from five weeks pre-housing to four weeks post-housing will remain free from lice from housing to turn-out, so long as the management conditions are met. Full terms and conditions are available from your local Downland retailer.
Zermex® 0.5% w/v pour on for cattle contains 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: AH619/17