What is a drench gun used for?
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Likewise, how does a drench gun work?
The majority of drenching is done using a drench gun that is filled through a tube from a pack worn on your back. The gun is refilled automatically each time you finish drenching one animal and release the drench-gun handle. You should restrain the animal's head before putting the drench gun in its mouth.
Additionally, what does it mean to drench a sheep? The term 'drenching' can have various meanings, in livestock management it's used to mean the 'administering of drug to an animal, usually by force'. Drenching can be applied to most farm animals; it's not exclusive to sheep. You can buy commercial drenches for cows, calf's, horses, dogs and other animals.
Correspondingly, what is the purpose of drenching cattle?
Cattle drenching is the process of administrating chemicals solutions (anthelmintics) to Cattle or Bos taurus with the purpose of protecting livestock from various parasites including worms, fluke, cattle ticks, lice and flies.
How do you use Cydectin pour?
DOSAGE & DIRECTIONS FOR USE
- CYDECTIN POUR-ON FOR CATTLE AND RED DEER should be applied along the top of the back from the withers to the base of the tail.
- Volume to use: 1 mL per 10 kg liveweight.
- CYDECTIN POUR-ON can be used in lactating dairy cattle, but DO NOT TREAT LACTATING CATTLE AT LESS THAN 21 DAY INTERVALS.