Z-itch is a ready-to-use, pour-on solution which may be used as an aid in the control of sweet Itch in horses and donkeys especially for the control of the biting insect Culicoides spp.
Containing Permethrin 40mg/ml (cis:trans 80:20) Legal Category: AVM-GSL, It should be administered at the rate of 4mg/kg body weight, equivalent to 1.0ml per 10kg body weight to a maximum of 40ml.
How to Use
Mix the dose to the correct amounts and apply in approximately equal proportions to the mane and rump avoiding the saddle area. Treatment should be started at the beginning of the sweet itch season and repeated as necessary – treatment once weekly should be sufficient for most horses.
If horses and donkeys are to be groomed wait and apply the product after grooming. It must not be applied forward of the ears and take care to avoid eye contact. In case of accidental splashing into the horse's eye, the affected eye should be washed thoroughly and immediately with copious quantities of clean water and veterinary attention sought immediately
Sweet itch is an allergic skin disease caused by the saliva of the biting insect species the cullicoides midge Some Horses and donkeys may show an allergic reaction to the bite. Prevention is a better solution than the cure especially of your horses has had problems in the past.
Wear the correct PPE whien applying the product and mixing. Wash splashes from skin and eyes immediately. When using the product do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash hands and exposed skin before eating, drinking or smoking and after work. Use in a well ventilated area. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. If signs of disease persist or appear, consult a veterinary surgeon.
Dangerous to fish and other aquatic life. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the product or used container. Dispose of any unused product and empty containers in accordance with guidance from your local waste regulation authority. Follow all instruction on the label