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Parasite 
Management

Injectable
Pour-on
Beef

Parasite Management

One Powerful Product. Two Unique Models.

Dectomax® is the high performance drench for Australia’s leading cattle producers. The two unique models of Dectomax® Injectable and Dectomax® Pour-On give you two powerful choices to control the parasites that count, including the five major worms, lice, cattle tick and buffalo fly.^ Both Dectomax® Injectable and Pour-on have their unique benefits, but it’s the active doramectin that makes the difference. Its broad-spectrum efficacy and persistent days of activity against the key internal parasites provides protection for your cattle, which means fewer treatments, reduced pasture contamination and an improvement to your bottom line.

Dectomax Injectable

This high performance model provides injected performance where it's needed.

Reliable dosing, every time
Persistent activity against the 5 major worms
Control cattle tick for up to 28 days
Low irritant formulation, easy to administer
Meat withholding period of 42 days
Export slaughter interval of 42 days.

Injectables - Days of persistent activity

Major worm types Dectomax Injectable Cydectin Injectable® Ivomec® Injection

Cooperia spp.

(Small intestinal worm)

21 days§ NO CLAIM 7 days

Ostertagia ostertagi

(Small brown stomach worm)

21 days 21 days 7 days 

Haemonchus placei

(Barber's pole worm)

21 days 14 days NO CLAIM

Trichostrongylus axei

(Stomach hair worm)

21 days 14 days NO CLAIM

Oesophagostomum radiatum

(Nodule worm)

21 days NO CLAIM NO CLAIM
§Provides up to 14 days of persistent activity against Cooperia oncophora as per label claim.
*Maximum number of days approved

NOTE: Refer to product label for registered label claims

Dectomax Pour-On

This reliable all-rounder provides protection against the worms that count.

Convenient, easy to adminster
Persistent activity against the 5 major worms
Nil milk withholding period
Rainfast
Meat withholding period of 42 days
Export slaughter interval of 42 days.

Pour-on Drenches - Days of persistent activity

Major worm types Dectomax Pour-On Cydectin Pour-On® Eprinex® Pour-On

Cooperia spp.

(Small intestinal worm)

35 days† NO CLAIM 28 days

Ostertagia ostertagi

(Small brown stomach worm)

35 days 42 days 28 days 

Haemonchus placei

(Barber's pole worm)

35 days 28 days 21 days

Trichostrongylus axei

(Stomach hair worm)

35 days 28 days 21 days

Oesophagostomum radiatum

(Nodule worm)

21 days 42 days 28 days
Provides up to 21 days of persistent activity-against Cooperia oncophora as per label claim.

NOTE: Refer to product label for registered label claims

Dectomax® Injectable gets to the sites where it’s needed most in the highest concentrations.

  • It’s the active doramectin that makes the difference with Dectomax
  • Doramectin concentrates at high levels in areas where parasites can infect and cause damage in your cattle
  • The figure below compares Dectomax to other key drenches when given by injection
  • Dectomax achieves higher concentrations at key sites than Ivomec and Cydectin 1% injections
  • The persistent activity of Dectomax means reliable worm control.

Injectable Drench Comparison - Cattle

Drench availability in key parasites locations following Injection3-6

Injectable Comparison

Cattle: DORAMECTIN vs Ivermectin & Moxidectin (200 mog/kg SC)3-5

Dectomax has no adverse impact on dung beetle populations

The APVMA has concluded that there’s no evidence that any of the ‘mectin’ group of drenches has a long-term detrimental effect on dung beetle populations or dung disappearance rates in the field if used appropriately under Australian conditions1.

To control the parasites that count, including the five major worms, lice, cattle tick and buffalo fly^, you need a drench like Dectomax and you also need to protect your dung beetle population. By using an effective drench, like Dectomax, and encouraging dung beetles to thrive, you’ll optimise your herd’s health, reduce pasture contamination and maximise weight gain. 

Benefits

Dung beetles improve soil structure and fertility, which improves the productivity of your pastures.
Dung beetles are a valuable natural resource on your property.  
Dung beetle populations vary throughout the year with their numbers being highest during the warmer months. 
The APVMA has concluded that there’s no evidence that any of the ‘mectin’ group of drenches has a long-term detrimental effect on dung beetle populations or dung disappearance rates in the field if used appropriately under Australian conditions1.
In recent times, dung beetle species more suited to breaking down cattle dung have been introduced into many areas of Australia and have become successfully established in the environment.

NOTE: Refer to product label for registered label claims

Identify the mix of worm types in your local area

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For further information please refer to the following literature:

“Hard Working Protection for Cattle”

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References:

1. NRA Special Review of Macrocyclic Lactones, May 1998.

 ^Buffalo fly claim for Dectomax® Pour-On only.

*Registered trademarks.

#Provides up to 14 days of persistent activity against Cooperia oncophora as per label claim.

§Provides up to 21 days of persistent activity against Cooperia oncophora as per label claim.

**Maximum number of days approved.

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