Elanco Acatak Duostar Tick Inhibitor & Pour-on

Elanco Acatak Duostar Tick Inhibitor & Pour-on

$825.00$3,740.00 Incl GST

Acatak™ is a pour-on formulation containing the tick development inhibitor fluazuron. Acatak™ provides long-lasting protection*1 of beef cattle against fluazuron sensitive cattle ticks (Rhipicephalus microplus). When treated with Acatak™, immature ticks are unable to moult to the next stage of their life cycle, and no larvae will hatch from eggs laid by treated females. Acatak™ not only provides long-term tick protection*1 for cattle but can also help lower the tick burden in pasture.

Available in 5L or 25L containers. Choose option below:

Active Ingredient: Fluazuron @ 15g/L & Ivermectin @ 5.g/L

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*Note: Protection periods may be influenced by the environment (tick pressure) and stock factors (growth rate, lactation).
1. Hosking, B (2006), Acatak Technical Training Manual, Novartis Animal Health.

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Additional information

Size:

Acatak Duostar 5L, Acatak Duostar 25L

  • 1. Retreat when you first see ticks but not before at least 6 weeks after the previous treatment.
  • 2. Maximum number of treatments per annual tick season: 3.
  • 3. To achieve optimal efficacy, Acatak Duostar relies on a combination of absorption through the skin and oral ingestion (via grooming). For oral ingestion it is critical that the product is applied as 2 x 7cm wide bands, from the shoulder to the rump, that are well separated on either side of the spine. Use an Elanco approved applicator. DO NOT use any other applicator.
  • 4. The weight of cattle should be determined by either scales or a weighband. Dose individuals according to the heaviest animal in the mob. Recommended rate gives 1.5mg fluazuron and 0.5mg ivermectin per kg bodyweight of beef cattle. DO NOT underdose.
  • 5. There is no need to treat calves for cattle tick as long as they suckle treated cows. Calves will receive adequate protection from their mother. A reduced length of protection may occur in cows which are suckling calves.
  • 6. Acatak Duostar should not be applied to show cattle as a light scurfiness may be visible for some time after treatment.
  • 7. The effect of Acatak Duostar is not adversely affected if rain occurs after application.
  • Apply the product in two bands, about 7cm wide, each side of the spine between the rump and the shoulders using a 30mL Acatak Duostar Manual Applicator or 30mL Genesis Power Doser™ fitted with a fan spray nozzle (55 psi operating pressure). Dose to the heaviest animal in the mob. DO NOT underdose.
  • DO NOT USE on cattle that are producing or may in the future produce milk for human consumption.Contraindications:This product is contraindicated for use on pregnant cows within six weeks of calving to avoid handling stress.
  • Recommended for use only with an Elanco approved applicator. DO NOT use any other applicator.
  1. 30 mL Acatak™ / Acatak™ Duostar manual applicator.
  2. 30 mL Genesis Power Doser™ fitted with fan spray nozzle. Recommended operating pressure is 55 psi.
  • After use wash applicator with detergent and hot water.
  • Withholding Periods:
  • MILK: DO NOT USE on cattle that are producing or may in the future produce milk for human consumption.
  • MEAT: DO NOT USE LESS than 28 days before slaughter for human consumption. Calves which have suckled on treated cows must not be slaughtered less than 4 months after the last treatment of these cows.
  • EXPORT SLAUGHTER INTERVAL (ESI): DO NOT USE less than 42 days before slaughter for export.
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