Ectoparasites are the organisms which live on the external surface or skin of the animal for food and shelter.
Different productus are used to treat ticks, mites and lice etc. some of them are given below along with the doses:
|*Malathion||Mites, lice, keds||0.5% spray; 4% dust|
|*Lime-sulfur||Mites, lice, keds||2-5% dip|
|*Coumaphos||Mites, lice, keds||0.05-0.3% spray or dip; 0.5%-1% dust|
|*Phosmet||Mites, lice, keds||0.15-0.25% dip|
|*Methoxychlor||Mites, lice, keds, ticks|
0.5% spray or dip; 5% dust