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Pesticides for Animals

Reasons to treat Pets and Animals against Pests

Livestock and horse pests and parasites feed on the blood, skin, hair, feathers, and wounds of an animal. Their bites cause physical and mental health issues for the animal. They are also vectors of disease. Common symptoms experienced by animals include: malnutrition, blood loss, slowed growth, and fatigue.

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How Pests and Parasites affect Animals / Treatment Options

Pest/ParasiteAnimals AffectedHealth IssuesControl Methods
Black Flies Cattle, swine, horses, sheep, goats, poultry, dogs, cats Irritation, restlessness, disease Whole-animal sprays, dusts
Cattle Grubs (Heel Flies) Cattle, horses Damage the meat and hides of cattle, panic cattle into a stampede and may run to exhaustion or injury,  nerve injury or paralysis, irritation, reduce milk production Pour-ons, sprays. Do not use on lactating animals. Treatment must happen after heel fly activity stops but before larvae reaches the esophagus or spinal cord.
Deer Flies Cattle, swine, horses, sheep, goats, dogs, cats Equine infectious anemia, irritation, restlessness, reduce milk production, painful bites, disease Whole-animal sprays, dusts
Face Flies Cattle, horses Weaken animal, irritation, restlessness Whole-animal sprays, feed-through insecticides, growth regulators, ear tags, tapes, dusts
Horn Flies Cattle, horses, sheep, goats Weaken animal, retard growth, spread pink eye among cattle Whole-animal sprays, feed-through insecticides, growth regulators, ear tags, tapes, dusts
Horse Flies Cattle, horses, swine, sheep, goats, dogs, humans Equine infectious anemia, painful bites, irritation, restlessness, disease Whole-animal sprays, dusts
Horse Bots Horses, mules, donkeys Digestive problems, cysts, sores Pour-ons, sprays. Consult a veterinarian as medicine may be required.
House Fly Cattle, swine, horses, sheep, goats, poultry, dogs, cats, humans Irritation, restlessness Whole-animal sprays, dusts
Stable Flies Cattle, swine, horses, sheep, goats, dogs, humans Equine infectious anemia, weeping wounds Whole-animal sprays, dusts
Sheep Bots Sheep, goats Digestive problems Pour-ons, sprays. Consult a veterinarian as medicine may be required.
Sheep Keds Sheep Irritation Whole-animal sprays, dusts
Sucking Lice Cattle, horses, swine, sheep, goats, dogs Irritation, restlessness, reduce milk production Whole-animal sprays, pour-ons, dusts, and dips. Repeat per label instructions.
Chewing Lice Cattle, horses, sheep, goats, dogs, cats Irritation, restlessness, reduce milk production, retard growth Whole-animal sprays, pour-ons, dusts, and dips. Repeat per label instructions.
Mange Mites Cattle, horses, swine, sheep, goats, poultry, dogs, cats, humans Mange Quarantine.  Insecticide sprayed from high pressure hydraulic equipment.  Consult a veterinarian.
Ticks Cattle, horses, swine, sheep, goats, poultry, dogs, cats, humans Irritation, restlessness, sleeping sickness, piroplasmosis, equine infectious anemia, Lyme disease Whole-animal sprays, pour-ons, dusts, and dips. Repeat per label instructions.