Sheep dip formulations

Sheep suffer from infestation by a variety of ectoparasites (scab mites, blowfly, ticks and lice) and may be treated by 'dipping', i.e. immersion in a mixture of water and an insecticide formulation. (ref. ID; 4568)

[Organophosphates]
The active ingredient chlorfenvinphos
The active ingredient diazinon
Trade name; Ectomort (Young's Animal Health, UK) containing 8% propetamphos as the active ingredient

[Synthetic pyrethroids]
The active ingredient cypermethrin
Trade name; Bayticol (Bayer, Germany) containing 6% flumethrin as the active ingredient
Test organisms;
Protozoa: Bodo saltans (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Cercomonas sp. (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Colpoda inflata (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Cyclidium glaucoma (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Entosyphon sulcatum (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Hartmanella cantabrigiensis (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Jakoba libera (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Paraphysomonas imperforata (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Paraphysomonas vestita (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Saccamoeba limax (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Spumella elongata (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Tetrahymena pyriformis (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Tetramitus rostratus (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Valkampfia avara (ref. ID; 4568)
Protozoa: Vorticella similis (ref. ID; 4568)