by Barrier

Barrier Lifestock Louse Powder

Barrier louse powder is fully HSE approved.  A 100% natural insect repellent for use against biting and blood-sucking lice by direct application to horses, ponies, donkeys, cattle, goats, rabbits and other small pets. One application remains active for up to 6 weeks depending on weather conditions. Suitable for use in organic farming systems. 
Suitable for use in Organic Systems: Barrier Animal Healthcare's Livestock Louse Powder is specifically designed to be applied directly to all animals and is suitable for use in organic farming systems, as it falls into the exempt category of products which use only plant oils as active ingredients, as listed in Annexe IIB (Pesticides) of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 (as amended).

Uses: Can be used as a protection against or where there is existing infestation.

Suitable for most animals: Barrier Animal Healthcare's Livestock Louse Powder can be applied to most animals.  It works at repelling the Lice over a six week period. Not suitable for to use on Pigs because there is not enough hair to hold the powder. Not suitable to use on Birds because the powder will not hold in feathers.

Slow Release Formulation: This strong formulation contains concentrated plant derivatives that act as a slow release to give up to six weeks protection with one application, depending on weather conditions. Barrier Animal Healthcare is the only company to include sterilizable maize powder as the base carrier for the louse powder and unlike other carriers it will not be metabolised via cuts and grazes and so will not form granulomas.

Directions for use: After identifying that lice is the problem. Thoroughly cover the animal with the product, paying particular attention to the neck, under the elbows, legs, along the back and at the base of the tail. Use a soft brush to ensure that the product is thoroughly worked into the coat and down to the base of the hair.
Where heavy infestations exist, repeat application after 7 days. Although lice can only survive for a few days off their host it is important to remember to treat all bedding, housing etc at the same time to prevent re-infestation.

Precautions: Use biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.


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