Optimizer Insecticide Cattle Ear Tag, Orange, 20 Count
Y-Tex- Optimizer insecticide tags are an economical organophosphate that performs well in areas with horn fly pyrethroid resistance.
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Optimizer insecticide tags by Y-Tex are an economical organophosphate that performs well in areas with horn fly pyrethroid resistance. Aids in the control of horn flies, Gulf Coast and spinose ticks, lice and face flies for up to 5 months. Reduces the need for repeated pour-on fly and lice control during the summer. May be used in winter months for lice control.
SPECIES: beef and non-lactating dairy cattle and calves
FEATURES / BENEFITS
Contains active ingredient Diazinon (21%)
Controls ectoparasites, which cause major economic losses
Reduces need for frequent spray treatments
May be used in winter for lice control
Has Y-Tex® patented Snap-Lok™ collar; tag retention for 5 months.
Controls horn flies with pyrethroid resistance.
Requires no withdrawal time
Contains 21% diazinon. Bright orange coloring.
Wear chemical-resistant gloves when applying tags.
Wash hands after handling product.
Keep out of reach of children.
Avoid contact with eyes or clothing.
Avoid the cartilage and blood vessels when tagging.
Remove tags before slaughter.
During the summer season, to control horn flies, lice, Gulf Coast ticks, spinose ear ticks, and face flies: Attach 2 ear tags per animal in May or June or when flies start to become a problem in the spring. Provides up to 5 months control of horn flies.
In the winter season to control lice: Apply two new tags per animal in late fall. Kills cattle-biting lice within two weeks. Apply new tags in the spring for fly and tick control.
All the animals in the herd should be tagged. Follow Y-Tex’s recommended tag rotation to minimize insecticide resistance.