SHIELD aids in the control of synthetic Pyrethroid susceptible nuisance flies and biting insects and an aid in the control of Queensland itch on horses. As a unique “pour-on” for horses, SHIELD not only repels flies, it lasts longer than sprays and is also easier to apply. Simply pour it along the backline as per the directions. A 250mL bottle will treat 1875kg of bodyweight (approx 6 x 500kg horses).
SHIELD controls the following biting insects: Domestic & Bush Flies, Stable Fly, Biting Midges, Buffalo Fly, Mosquitoes.
For the control of Queensland Itch, treatment should start at the beginning of the season by applying once weekly (or more frequently as required – no more than twice weekly).
A few horses, particularly those of the fine-skinned Arab type, may react when treated with SHIELD for the first time. In these cases, a small patch test is recommended as per the directions.
The efficacy of SHIELD may be influenced by rain and activities such as rugging, brushing or washing. For best results allow 12-24 hours for SHIELD to dry before exposing your horse to these activities.