Dec 1, 1989

The use of flumethrin pour-on for de-ticking black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) prior to translocation in Zimbabwe

Journal of the South African Veterinary Association
I M Duncan


The use of flumethrin pour-on in 1.0% and 0.5% concentrations for the purpose of de-ticking black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) prior to translocation is reported. Both formulations achieved a high level of efficacy within 8 to 12 h following treatment. The 0.5% formulation was found to be more suitable than the 1.0% for use on the dry, hairless skin of the rhinoceros because the increased dose volume resulted in more rapid spreading.

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Rhinoceros unicornis
Diceros bicornis
Tick Control
Intracellular Translocation
Glabrous Skin
Tick Infestations
Chromosomal Translocation

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