R794.20 – R4400.15 EXCL VAT
INDICATIONS: Cattle: For plunge dips, spray races and hand spraying.
- Controls ticks and kills biting and sucking lice.
- Protects against nuisance flies and screw-worm infestations.
- Sheep and goats: Kills sheep and scab mites and goat mange mites.
- Controls itch mites and ticks (including Karoo Paralysis ticks), kills lice and keds, and protects against blowfly strike and midge worry.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Use only as directed. Shake well before use. Protect from extremes of heat and cold.
- Premixing: For best results add a measured volume of concentrate to double the volume of water (while stirring) to produce a “cream”; then pour the premix into the bulk of water in the tank and stir to complete dispersion.
- Dipping of sheep and goats: Dipping method: Conventional method: Fresh filling: 1:1000 (1 L concentrate in 1000 L water)
- Replenishment: 1:600 – when one-third of the dipwash has been removed from the tank.
- Constant replenishment method: Fresh filling: 1:1000 (1 L concentrate in 1000 L water)
- Replenishment: 1:6000
These dilution rates are to be used when dipping for the following:
- To kill keds and lice on sheep and goats and goat mange mites: Dip once only.
- To kill sheep scab mites: Dip twice at 8-10 day interval. N.B. Sheep scab is a notifiable disease and must be reported to the State veterinarian.
- For control of itch mites: Dip twice at 14 days interval. All sheep must be dipped including sucklings and young lambs.
- For protection against blowfly strike: Repeat every 2 weeks or as necessary.
- For protection against midge worry: Repeat every 4 weeks or as necessary.
- To prevent post-dipping lameness: Zinc sulphate should be added to the dipwash at 1 kg per 1000 L water, particularly if it has been standing for a day or more.
- For control of lumpy wool: Add 1 kg zinc sulphate per 400 L of dipwash.
- Belly bath: Dilution rates – as for “Dipping”above.
- For control of paralysis ticks: Repeat every 10 weeks or as necessary.
WARNINGS: Handle with extreme care. Poisonous by contact, swallowing, and inhalation. Allow 7 days between last dipping or spraying and slaughter of cattle for human consumption. Allow 14 days between last dipping or spraying and slaughter of sheep for human consumption. Allow 6 hours between last dipping or spraying and milking. Store under lock and key away from food and feed. Keep out of reach of children, uninformed persons, and pets. Toxic to fish, bees and wildlife. This product may cause a skin reaction such as itching and redness of the skin in a small percentage of cases. Should this occur wash the affected area with soapy water and avoid further contact with the product. Incase of ingestion or poisoning, immediately call a doctor and make this label available to him. Although this remedy has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder. Precautions: Use Tikgard alone. Do not mix with any other dip. For external use on cattle, sheep, and goats only by dipping or jetting. Avoid contact with concentrate. Wash immediately with soap and hot water after accidental skin contamination. Remove contaminated clothing. Avoid prolonged contact with dipwash or inhaltion of spray mist. Do not eat, drink or smoke while or after mixing and handling of concentrate, dipwash, or spray mix before washing hands and face thoroughly. Prevent contamination of food, utensils, grazing, drinking water, dams, rivers, etc. Destroy empty container by perforation and flattening and never re-use for any other purpose. Wash hands thoroughly after use. Symptoms of poisoning: Headache, dizziness, pupils usually contracted, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, salivation, sweating, muscular weakness or twitching, convulsions, tightness in the chest, difficulty in breathing, respiratory failure, coma.
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