125 Days’ Cover

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

125 Days Cover - Alpheus

Alpheus benefits

  • +/- 125 days broad-spectrum protection
  • Kills ingested L3 larvae minimising gut damage and the development of patent infections
  • Unique Captec technology with 100% retention in all trials to date
  • Can be given with other capsule treatments, e.g. FE boluses, trace element boluses
  • Applicator enables simultaneous administration with other CR boluses
  • Unique flat head applicator design makes it easy to administer

Protection from endoparasites

Alpheus provides effective treatment and extended control for +/- 125 days for the following sensitive species of worms (*includes inhibited fourth stage larvae):

Haemonchus spp., Trichostrongylus axei*, Ostertagia spp.*, Cooperia spp., Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Nematodirus helvetianus, Bunostomum, Phlebotomum, Oesophagostomum radiatum, Trichuris spp.*, Dictyocaulus viviparous (lungworm).

Protection from ectoparasites

Alpheus aids in the control of sucking lice Linognathus vituli, Haematopinus eurysternus and Solenopotes capillatus.  It also protects against biting lice and mange mites.

Unique formulation

The 125 day capsule releases Abamectin at a therapeutic rate, daily, for +/- 125 days, preventing ingested parasite larvae from becoming established.

Alpheus contains Abamectin, Oxfendazole and Levamisole HCl, which belong to the Macrocyclic Lactone, Benzimidazole and Imidazothiazole Anthelmintic classes respectively.

The primer tablets contain 679.5mg of Oxfendazole and 1125mg of Levamisole, to kill all susceptible L3s, L4s and adult worms in the host within 48 hours of application.

Resistance may develop to any chemical. We recommend doing a resistance test regularly when using any parasite treatment. 

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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