Our unique formulation of Louse Powder is entirely non-toxic and contains a safe-carrier that does not cause carcinogenic effects. Totally safe and designed to be applied directly to all animals it is suitable for use in organic farming systems, as it falls into the exempt category of products which use only plant oils as active ingredients, as listed in Annexe IIB (Pesticides) of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 (as amended). It successfully rids animals, including Cattle, Horses and Poultry of both Sucking and Biting Lice; which are normally dealt with separately, and will help to prevent reduced growth rates, which can result from Lice infestation.
Suitable for use in Organic Systems: Barrier Animal Healthcare's Louse Powder is totally safe and designed to be applied directly to all animals it is suitable for use in organic farming systems, as it falls into the exempt category of products which use only plant oils as active ingredients, as listed in Annexe IIB (Pesticides) of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 (as amended).
Uses: Can be used as a protection against or where there is existing infestation.
Effectiveness: Barrier Animal Healthcare's Louse Powder can be applied to all animals including Cattle and Horses and even young stock over 2 weeks old. It can be used on both Sucking and Biting Lice. It works at repelling the Lice over a six week period.
Contents: Totally non-toxic, this strong formulation contains concentrated plant derivatives that act as a slow release to give up to six weeks protection with one application. Barrier Animal Healthcare is the only company to include sterilizable maize powder as the base carrier for the louse powder and unlike other carriers it will not be metabolised via cuts and grazes and so will not form granulomas.
Identification: Lice can usually be found on the neck, shoulders, along the spine and under the base of the tail, however, the entire body can be affected in heavy infestations.
Lice affecting Horses: There are only three types of lice that seem to affect horses. One is the Sucking Louse - Haematopinus asini, which can usually be found around the base of the mane and tail. The other two species are Biting lice and closely related - pilosus and Damalinia equi. All of them cause poorness of condition, itching and loss of hair.
Lice affecting Cattle: In cattle the sucking lice mainly affect the head and shoulders. Species associated with cattle are Linognathus vituli, Haematopinus eurysternus, H. tuberculatus. In addition one species of biting lice Damalinia bovis occurs and can affect the whole body.
Lice affecting Poultry: Poultry are only affected by biting lice, which can cause severe anaemia in young animals. Species include Menopon gallinae and Goniodes gallinae.
Cost Effective: Barrier Animal Healthcare's Louse powder is very cost effective and the most environmentally friendly product of its kind for by the animal and the user.
Directions for use: After identifying that lice is the problem. Thoroughly cover the animal with the product, paying particular attention to the neck, under the elbows, legs, along the back and at the base of the tail. Use a soft brush to ensure that the product is thoroughly worked into the coat and down to the base of the hair.
Staying Power: Louse Powder lasts for up to six weeks but reapplication may be necessary where wet weather conditions apply.
Safety: Louse Powder contains Sterlizable Maize as the base carrier. Unlike other carriers, it will not be metabolised via cuts and abrasions, scabs, grazes, dry and flaky skin and so form granulomas.
Storage : Always ensure that the cap is tightly closed after use. Store in a cool dry place.
Pack size: Available in 5K buckets and 500g shaker tubes.
Suppliers: Available through all major saddlers and agricultural merchants. Enter you county in the box below to find your nearest stockist.
Available Pack Sizes : 500g, 5k