Moxistar® Long Acting Injection for Cattle

Moxistar Long Acting Injection has been specially formulated to provide a prolonged release of moxidectin in cattle. It is ideal for long term protection against key internal and external parasites including cattle tick. With persistent activity against internal parasites for up to 120 days (see below table for details) or cattle
tick for at least 51 days, no other product offers longer term protection ensuring optimum health, performance and fertility.

MOXISTAR LONG ACTING INJECTION FOR CATTLE is effective against sensitive strains of the following parasites:

Internal parasites: Mature (adult) and immature (L4): Barber’s pole worm, Ostertagia ostertagi / Ostertagia lyrata (including inhibited larvae), Black scour worms, Small intestinal worm, Nodule worm, Hookworm, Whipworm, Lungworm and Adult nematodes.
External parasites: Lice (Sucking lice). Aids in the control of Bovicola bovis (biting lice), Mites and Ticks.

Active Constituent: 100 mg/mL Moxidectin

Available in the following sizes:

Applicator: 5mL Variable Metal Vaccinator

Withholding Periods:

  • MEAT: 56 days
  • MILK 80 days
  • ESI: 108 days

Storage: Store below 30°C (room temperature). Protect from light.

Protection Period

When MOXISTAR LONG ACTING INJECTION FOR CATTLE is used at the recommended dose rate as a single subcutaneous injection, it prevents re-infection of cattle with parasites as in the following table:

Parasite SpeciesPersistent Protection Period
Ostertagia spp.112 days
Haemonchus spp.120 days
Trichostrongylus axei72 days
Cooperia spp.21 days
Dictyocaulus viviparus120 days
Oesophagostomum radiatum120 days
Linognathus vituli133 days

Dosing & Administration

MOXISTAR LONG ACTING INJECTION FOR CATTLE must be administered by subcutaneous (under the skin) injection into the back of the ear towards its base. Refer to the diagram below for injection site and the label for further directions.

Dose Rate: 1 mg moxidectin/kg liveweight (1 mL/100 kg liveweight)

Liveweight (kg)Dose Volume (mL)Treatments per 500mL
* 1001.0500
101 – 1501.5333
151 – 2002.0250
201 – 2502.5200
251 – 3003.0166
301 – 3503.5142
351 – 4004.0125
401 – 4504.5111
451 – 5005.0100