Spot On

Spot On

Spot On is a topical application for the control of lice and flies on cattle and ticks, lice, keds and established blowfly strike on sheep. Spot On keeps existing fly populations under control. When you're on top of the problem you need to stay on top with a monthly programme.

Spot On makes dead certain you're killing the new wave of flies as they emerge:

  • Different fly species emerge throughout the summer

  • Fly populations quickly expand to become large irritating swarms

  • Keep fly problems at bay with regular, frequent treatment: Monthly treatments; starting in April/May

  • Reduce flies in the parlour in July/August by treating the milkers in May/June


Main users:

DAIRY FARMERS - Milking cows - Dry cows (Summer Mastitis) - Lice on all stock

BEEF FARMERS - Dry cows (Summer mastitis) - Lice on all stock

SHEEP FARMERS - Lice and Ticks - To treat established blow fly strike (maggots)

Dose Rate:

Cattle: 10 ml

Sheep: 5 ml

Zero milk withhold in cows producing milk for human consumption

Meat & offal: 17 days in cattle; 35 days in sheep

Not licensed for use in sheep producing milk for human consumption

Spot On Indications:

On cattle: for the control of both sucking and biting lice, including Damalinia bovis, Solenopotes capillatus, Linognathus vituli and Haematopinus eurysternus on all ages of cattle including dairy cattle producing milk for human consumption. Also as an aid in the control of both biting and nuisance flies including Haematobia irritansStomoxys calcitrans, Musca species and Hydrotaea irritans.

On sheep: For the control of ticks (Ixodes ricinus) and of lice and keds and established blowfly strike.

Summary of Product Characteristics: Full product licence here


1. Skovgard et al, Environmental Entomology (2012) 41(1):20-29