What is Alpheus?

A unique solution to larval challenge in autumn pastures

New Zealand farmers often face decreased or even negative growth rates with their R1 cattle through the autumn period due to a high level of larval challenge, and despite adequate nutrition and treatments with anthelmintics.

What is Alpheus?

They can now avoid severe damage to the animal’s gut caused by ingesting high numbers of parasite larvae, and long-term effects on growth and production, with the unique new Alpheus Anti-Parasitic Capsules.

Developed by a Kiwi vet and made in New Zealand specifically for Kiwi farmers, Alpheus Anti-Parasitic Capsules offer four months premium protection from just one dose delivered using revolutionary Captec technology

Benefits at a Glance

  • Gives +/- 125 days broad-spectrum protection
  • Animals cannot be under dosed if given within the recommended weight
  • Unique Captec technology prevents regurgitation
  • Kills incoming larvae minimising gut damage
  • Prevents development of larvae to adult stage
  • Floats in the rumen so can be given concurrently with other treatments, e.g. FE boluses, trace element boluses
  • Applicator allows simultaneous administration with other CR boluses
  • 'Unique flat head design of applicator makes it easy to administer

Using Alpheus

Using Alpheus

Alpheus - Anti-Parasitic capsules is a once a year preventative treatment for parasites in R1 cattle.

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125 days’ cover

Alpheus anti-parasitic capsules protect cattle for +/- 125 days from a wide range of endoparasites and ectoparasites.

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Alpheus Safety

Alpheus Anti-parasitic capsule has been shown to be safe even if mistakenly double dosed to 120kg calves.

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