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Moxidectin Plus Tape (Sheep Strength) for birds


For the treatment and control of moxidectin sensitive gastrointestinal parasites (including benzimidazole and/or levamisole resistant strains) and tapeworm of sheep and lambs.

Suitable for the control of parasites in finches, pigeons, and parrots. Ships to Australia and New Zealand from $6.95.



Moxidectin Plus is a fully water soluble liquid that contains 2 active ingredients: Moxidectin and Praziquantel. Moxidectin is effective against round worm (Ascaridia spp.), Hair worm (Capillaria spp.) and any external parasties that feed off body fluids, including mites and hippoboscid (feather) flies. Moxidectin is effective against air sac mites (Sternostoma spp., Cytoidites spp.) Praziquantel is effective against tapeworm.

Combining these two medications results in broad spectrum parasite control. Both drugs have wide safety margins in birds. They do not affect feather quality during moulting.

Birds during treatment can be fed normally and the medications do not cause nausea or lead to vomiting. This medication SHOULD NOT be used during the breeding season with unfeathered chicks in the nest.

Flock Treatment:

  • Dillute at the rate of 5ml to 1 liter of drinking water and make available to the birds for 24 hours
  • The solution should be made fresh prior to use and provided in a clean drinking container
  • Remove all other sources of water, including foods with high moisture content.

Active Constituent: Moxidectin 1 mg/ml & Praziquantel 18.8 mg/ml

Safety Information

Poisonous if swallowed. Will irritate eyes and skin. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash hands after use.

First Aid
If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone 13 11 26.

Protection of wildlife, fish, crustacea and environment
Extremely toxic to aquatic species. Do not contaminate damns, rivers, streams or other waterways with the chemical or used container.

Store below 25°C (air conditioning) and protect from sunlight.

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