Switch Equine is a external pour-on liquid to aid control of Sweet Itch in horses and donkeys.
Packaging: a clear solution containing 4% (4 g/100 ml) of the synthetic pyrethroid permethrin (cis:trans 80:20) for external application only.
Administration: Switch is a ready-to-use solution that should be applied at the rate of 1 ml per 10 kg bodyweight to a maximum of 40 ml.
Dosage In Relation to Bodyweight: Up to 100 kg (10 ml) / 200 kg (20 ml) / 300 kg (30 ml) and Over 300 kg (40 ml).
DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Switch should be applied using the calibrated dispensing chamber incorporated into the applicator bottle, then apply the measured dose in approximately equal portions to the mane and rump avoiding the saddle area. (Take care to avoid eye contact /the product must not be applied forward of the ears.), treatment should be started at the beginning of the sweet itch season and should be repeated as necessary - treatment once weekly should be sufficient for most horses and if horses and donkeys are to be groomed apply Switch after grooming.
Contra-indications warnings etc - Take care to avoid eye contact / the product must not be applied forward of the ears / in case of accidental splashing into the horse's eye the affected eye should be washed thoroughly and immediately with copious quantities of clear water and veterinary attention sought / do not treat the saddle area.
Operator warnings etc - Wear protective clothing, rubber gloves and boots when applying the product / wash splashes from skin and eyes immediately / when using the product do not eat, drink or smoke / wash hands and exposed skin before eating, drinking or smoking and after work.
This should not be used in food producing animals.
We offer a range of delivery options:
Our standard delivery is free by Royal Mail 2nd Class (for lightweight items up to 2kg) - there are some exceptions and you can see these on our delivery page. These include refridgerated items, controlled prescription medication, heavy food items 2kg+ and aerosols which have to be sent via our Courier service.
We also offer delivery by Royal Mail 1st Class or via Next Working Day Courier for a small fee (for items in stock ordered before 12pm Monday to Thursday). Where available orders can be upgraded to Next Working Day pre-12pm or Saturday Delivery. Standard courier orders placed before 12pm on Fridays will be delivered the following Monday.
Orders under £20 have a £2.50 handling fee automatically added.
Food deliveries weighing 2kg and over ordered before 12pm (Monday to Thursday) will be delivered next working day by courier - Monday to Friday - excludes Saturday delivery. Orders placed on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be delivered on a Tuesday. Orders weighing over 6kg are sent free.*
*Please note that any other items ordered with food will be sent separately via Royal Mail 2nd Class by default. If you require non-food items on a faster service we offer the option to upgrade to Royal Mail 1st Class or Courier delivery of non-food items for an additional charge.
For more information, view our delivery page.
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