Sheep and goat-Tick

Pacific Coast tick (Dermacentor occidentalis)
Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni)
Western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus)

Management-chemical control

  • permethrin spray, paint, or dip-11% EC at 1 pint/25 gal water. Some products are not labeled for goats. Use 1 to 2 quarts spray per animal. Read label for instructions and dosage for goats. Do not use within 14 days of slaughter.
  • permethrin + piperonyl butoxide-Usage instructions depends upon concentration. Follow label for dosage and precautions.
  • pyrethrin + piperonyl butoxide-Usage instructions depends upon concentration. Follow label for dosage and precautions.
  • rosemary and peppermint oils-Follow label for dosage and precautions.
  • zeta-cypermethrin with piperonyl butoxide dust at 2 oz per animal. Apply directly to animal. Repeat as necessary, but not more often than once in 3 days.
  • zeta-cypermethrin dust at 2 oz per animal. Apply directly to animal.