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Young's DEADMAG Blowfly Strike Dressing Fluid 1Lt
For the treatment of blowfly struck sheep. When applied as directed this product will protect aginst fly strike for up to 20 days.
Graziers' know that during humid summer months monitoring of sheep for fly strike is needed. The main purpose of an insecticidal dressing fluid is fast activity on maggots followed by protection of the healing wound from fly strike. The longer residual activity the greater comfort graziers' will have when monitoring their flock post-treatment.
Deadmag dressing fluid is an organophosphate insecticide formulated for Australian conditions. During the warm summer months it will provide quick eradication with 4-8 hours by working on the nervous system of the blowfly followed by residual activity for up to 21 days.
Clip wool over struck area and for a further 10 cm margin around the wound
Saturate struck area thoroughly. Saturate affected area and surrounding wool using a soft brush, working wash well into the affected area. Ensure that no maggots escape into surrounding fleece.
Re-inspect affected animals the following day to ensure no areas of strike were missed.
DO NOT collect and re-use fluid which runs off.
DO NOT USE on latactating ewes where milk or milk products may be used for human consumption.
Protection of wildlife, fish, crustaceans and environment
Dangerous to fish. DO NOT conminate streams, rivers or waterways with the chemical or used containers.
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