Rycoben SC is a group 1 white (benzimidazole) anthelmintic (wormer) containing albendazole for sheep. It is effective against:
Rycoben is the only white drench licensed as an aid in the prevention of cobalt and selenium deficiency. Both minerals are vital to support lamb growth.
Selenium is required for healthy growth, fertility and immune responses.
Cobalt is required for vitamin B12 and is essential for maximum food utilisation.
Dose rate for roundworms, tapeworms and lungworms:
Rycoben and liver fluke control
Rycoben is licensed to kill adult liver fluke responsible for chronic liver fluke disease. It should be used at 1.5 times the standard dose rate for controlling worms.
Seasonal strategic liver fluke treatment is always advised in order to reduce the risk of resistance developing.
Removing adult liver fluke in late spring/summer, reduces the number of liver fluke eggs reaching the pasture when snails are very active, reducing the number of infective snails maintaining the liver fluke lifecycle into the autumn.
Find out more about liver fluke in sheep here
Dose rate for adult liver fluke:
Rycoben SC 2.5% w/v Oral Suspension for Sheep contains cobalt sulphate, ricobendazole and sodium selenate, and is indicated for the control of broad spectrum roundworms, tapeworms, lungworms and fluke in sheep. POM-VPS
Zolvix 25mg/ml oral solution is a broad spectrum anthelmintic for the treatment and control of gastro-intestinal nematode infections and associated diseases in sheep including lambs, hoggets, breeding rams and ewes. POM-VPS.
Information regarding the side effect, precautions, warning and contra-indications can be found in product packaging and leaflets; further information can also be found in the Summary of Product Characteristics. Advice should be sought from the medicine prescriber prior to use. Use medicines responsibly http://www.noah.co.uk/responsible
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