Proven Effectiveness of Insecticide tags without having to attach through the ear.
These new "Strips" are applied over the button of any existing 2 piece ID tag, such as the Y-TEX RFID tag, Y-TEX All-American 2 piece tags (1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star or 4 Star tags) as well as other 2 pc tags.
It is best to use these only on ID tags where the application site has completely healed.
Description: Python is a slow release, plastic strip which contains a synergized fomulation of zeta-cypermethrin and piperonyl butoxide. This insecticide has excellent effectiveness against many pests, including horn flies that are resistant to certain other insecticides. Net weight of 1 Python strip is 0.34 oz (9.5 grams).
Effectiveness: Controls horn flies, face flies, Gulf Coast ticks, spinose ear ticks and lice. Aids in control of house flies, stable flies, black flies and small horse flies.
Recommended use 1 strip/head for 3-4 months control or 2 strips/head for up to 5 months control of horn flies.
May also be used in winter for lice control.
Requires no withdrawal time.
Ideal for rotation with Y-TEX XP820, Warrior or OPtimizer insecticide ear tags to help manage horn fly resistance.
Labeled for use on dairy cattle and beef cattle, including lactating dairy cows.
Most easily applied in a chute-side setting.
These will usually be shipped as 2 - 50 count packages but we reserve the option to substitute 5 - 20 count packages.