The Boehringer Ingelheim animal health business is now the second largest company in the global animal health market, and is the top provider worldwide of parasiticides
and vaccines for pets, companion animals and production animals.
Bayer Animal Health South Africa became involved at an early stage, sponsoring mainly parasiticides
for the dogs, but also some Consumer Care products for the handlers and rangers.
Simparica has been safely used in dogs treated with commonly prescribed vaccines, parasiticides
and other medications.
The time savings in cattle care is significant--you won't have to run them through a head gate or use grubicides and parasiticides
VallA(c)e has a portfolio of more than 100 products spanning parasiticides
, anti-infectives and vaccines.
The overall market has been segmented broadly into eight product types such as antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, parasiticides
(further sub-divided into ecto-parasiticides
), heartworm drugs, nutritional, behavioural and skincare drugs and vaccines.
Area-wide impact of macrocyclic lactone parasiticides
in cattle dung.
Market by Product (Endoparasiticides, Ectoparasiticides, Endectocides, Oral Liquids, Tablets, Injectables, Sprays, Pour-on, Spot-on, Collars, Ear Tags) by Animal (Dogs, Cats, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep and Goats, Poultry) - Global Forecast to 2020
Central to Sarah's mission is a desire to wean farmers off parasiticides
that are harmful to the beetles.
For canine otocariasis, otic parasiticides
such as pyrethrins, rotenone, amitraz, Carbaryl must be administered every 24 hours throughout the 20 day mite life cycle because they do not kill mite eggs.
During the past 18 months, wildlife workers at Sabi Sand, a private game reserve at the southernmost tip of Kruger National Park, have injected more than 100 rhinos' horns with a special cocktail made up of indelible pink dye and non-lethal parasiticides
that are generally used to control ticks.
As an alternative to chemicals, integrated control programmes are proposed with management tactics incorporating parasiticides
as one component.