EUREKA GOLD® is supplied as a concentrate which must be diluted with clean water prior to use. Mix 1 part of EUREKA GOLD® to 6 parts of water. The diluted product must be used within 3 days of mixing. A scourable yellow dye is incorporated into the product to identify treated sheep.
|Eureka Gold Sheep Lice Treatment (litres)||Clean water (litres)||Ready-to-use Diluted Product (litres)||Number of 50 kg sheep treated|
Once diluted, EUREKA GOLD® is applied at the rate of 3 mL/kg bodyweight. Determine the correct dose by weighing the heavier animals in the mob and dose according to the heaviest bodyweight within each animal class.
|Animal Pest||Bodyweight (kg)||Dose Rate (mL)|
|Sheep Body Louse (Bovicola ovis)||6 - 10
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
51 - 60
61 - 70
71 - 75
The use of EUREKA GOLD® as a rotational product in sheep lice control program, between effective chemical groups, helps to reduce rate of resistance development.
EUREKA GOLD® allows an organosphate (OP) to be introduced into the rotational treatment program without having to dip the sheep.