Chemvet Newsletter Volume 30: Autumn 2017

7 Mar, 2017

The end of an era and the start of a new one

As foreshadowed in our last newsletter Ron announced his retirement effective 1st April.

By the time you receive this newsletter Ron will no doubt be enjoying his extended trip up in the Kimberley. For those that want to put it in their phone, Ron’s new personal phone no is 0447 142 884.

Ron’s replacement as Chemvet’s Sales and Marketing Manager is Geoff Grace – shown above receiving the official ‘hand over’ from Ron last week. Geoff has a background seeped in rural and grazing life. He started his working life with a large rural agency in country Victoria. He has run his own beef operation, managed a large feedlot and latterly for the last several years held the position of territory manager for Datamars and Zee Tag.

Geoff’s mobile No is 0407 660 484 and his email is Geoff is looking forward to catching up with Tasmanian clients at AGFEST and Northern River Clients at PRIMEX over the coming month.

New Product

Following Datamars purchase of Roxan Inc we can now offer another sheep tag option – both with or without microchip. See over the page for further details.

Our Products

Vetmec Antiparasitic Cattle Injection 500mLVetmec Antiparisitic Cattle Injection 500mL

50 x 500kg doses per pack

Vetmec Antiparisitic Cattle Injection is a non-sting, Abamectin based antiparasitic injection effective against a broad range of internal and external parasites including gastro-intestinal roundworms, lungworms and sucking lice. It also aids in the control of cattle tick & buffalo fly.

Independent studies have shown the Vetmec formulation to have a similar persistent activity to that of other similar types of injectable products

$135.00 + GST

> 5 packs $125.00 + GST

Contact us for quotes for larger orders

SPECIAL! FREE gun and needles with orders over 10 packs

Vetmec F Antiparisitic Cattle Injection 500mL

50 x 500kg doses per pack

Vetmec F is a non-sting, broad spectrum, ivermectin and clorsulon based anti-parasitic injection for cattle. Includes liver fluke control, and is nil milk withholding.

One injection treats and controls : Worms, Fluke, Lice, Mange, Ticks and Buffalo Fly.

It is currently the most cost effective product on the Australian Market.

$165.00 + GST  > 5 packs $155.00 + GST

Contact us for quotes for larger orders

SPECIAL! FREE gun and needles with orders over 10 packs

Vetmec LEV Pour-On

2.5L or 5L only $0.72c per 300kg weaner

A quality low volume, low cost pour-on, based on the active ingredient Levamisole. This product has been specially developed by Chemvet to use in conjunction with Vetmec injection, Vetmec F or Vetmec Pour-on so as to limit the possibility of ‘mectin’ worm resistance building up in your herd


  • Low dose formulation (only 5 mLs per 100 Kg)
  • Organic Solvent
  • Withholding Period only 3 days (7 days ESI)
  • Doesn’t require backpack – comes with own draw off tube
  •  May be used concurrently with other pour-on products.

5L $240.00 + GST (333 x 300 Kg Weaners)

2.5L $150.00 + GST (165 x 300 Kg Weaners)

Vetmec Pour-On 10L or 5L

A quality oil based ‘pour-on’ drench that has virutally no odour for both Beef and Dairy cattle at a very competitive price with nil milk withholding. Low volume formulation – only 25 mL for 500 Kgs, with organic solvents.

Treat and control (for under $2 per head for a 500 Kg adult) with one application: Worms, Lice, Mange, Ticks, Buffalo fly. “Easy on the gun, easy on the animal”.

Vetmec Allwormer for Dogs

Vetmec Palatable Allwormer Tablets for Dogs 10 Tablets10 tablets 10 x 20kg doses

Vetmec Palatable Allwormer for Dogs is for the treatment and control of roundworm, hookworm, whipworm and tapeworm (Dipylidium caninum) including the hydatids tapeworm (Echinococcus granulosus).

The tablets come in a convenient and economical farmer sized pack (treats 10 average sized dogs), dogs love the liver flavour and will eat them out of your hand.

$30.00 + GST

Vetmec LV Plus Selenium 10LVetmec LV Plus Selenium 10L

2000 x 50kg doses per pack

Vetmec LV plus Selenium Oral Drench for Sheep is an effective drench against a wide range of adult and immature worms.

This formulation has added Selenium for the treatment and prevention of selenium deficiencies. The active ingredient Abamectin is very effective and has been shown to remain effective for a time following the emergence of resistance to ivermectin in sheep.

$180.00 + GST

Vetmec DUAL 10LVetmec DUAL 10L

2000 x 50kg doses per pack

A low volume combination of white and clear drench for sheep and lambs containing Albendazole and levamisole. For the control of Gastrointestinal round worms sensitive to Benzimadazoles and Levamisole including those resistant to either Benzimadazoles or Levamisole.

Also controls Lungworm and Tapeworm (both heads and segments) as well as reducing viable worm eggs (ovicidal).

$200.00 + GST

Vetmec Mineral Mix 440gVetmec Mineral Mix 440g

2000 x 50kg doses per pack

Fully mineralised additive to drench alongside Vetmec LV plus Selenium or Vetmec Dual. Vetmec Mineral Mix contains 4 major trace elements: Copper, Cobalt, Iodine and Zinc. All of these elements are essential for growth, development, health and reproduction in sheep and goats. Each of these trace elements are in a special chelated form which are highly soluble and readily available to the animal compared with other forms of these trace elements. “Only 2.5c per 50kg Sheep or Goat.”

$50.00 + GST


NLIS Cattle Tags

Highest quality tags on the market

Both the Datamars (round or triangle) and Z Tag (round) NLIS tags are of the highest quality with all the characteristics that lead to the highest readability and retention rates. Datamars (round and triangle) can be applied with a universal or Alflex applicator. Z tag NLIS tags can be applied with the famous Z tag ‘no tear applicator’. Synchronisation with Management tags available at no extra cost.

“Simple and highly personalised ordering service where every effort is made to ensure ‘hassle free’ and ‘on time’ delivery”

from $2.70 + GST + $10.00 p&h

Management Tags

Customise your order

Custom-Cattle-Management-TagsChemvet sells the Z Tag range of Management tags. The most popular tags for the breeder/producer are the two piece (tag and button). Z Tag “no tear tags’ are applied with the famous Z Tag “no tear Tagger”. Tags are available in the extra large (XL) and Large format (L) and of course in the full range of colours.

Tags are laser printed for everlasting “Hi-Vis” printing and numbering. For the backgrounder or feed lotter Z tag or Datamars “fast Stocker”one piece tags are the more preferred option.

  • Large $1.16 + GST + $10 P&H (printing extra)
  • Xtra Large $1.32 + $10 P&H (printing extra)
  • Fast Stocker $.80 + $10 P&H (printing $.15 for up to 3 lines)

Sheep NLIS Tags

Dual Purpose

The Datamars ‘wrap around’ FET Tag is a dual purpose tag in that it can also be supplied with an imbedded RFID*.The PAZ tag is applied with the popular and highly efficient PAZ pump action gun. Full range of colours.

TagFaster Sheep Tags

Easy & fast application

Supplied in strips of 20. Available as an Electronic Tag (RFID) and Visual (Non-RFID). Bold and defined Laser Print delivers premium contrast and high visibility. Can apply with TagFaster applicator – loaded with a strip of 20 tags minimising time spent on loading individual tags.

Non RFID $0.30+GST RFID $1.73+GST

(TagFaster Applicator $66.71+GST**)

**Manual applicator included at no charge

Vetmec 2mL InjectorVetmec 12mL Injector

Accurate and durable ‘Dial a dose’ injector from 1 mL to 12 mL in 0.5 mL increments. New improved needle hub.

Vetmec Sheep Drenching Gun

A very sturdy and accurate ‘Dial a dose’ drencher with 15 mL capacity in 0.5 mL increments for 1-10 mL and 1.0 mL for 10 – 15 mL. Steel nozzle.

$45.00 + GST

Vetmec Needles

16g x ½” needles for easy and accurate subcutaneous injection in cattle. These needles are very strong and retain their sharpness far longer than other brands of needles. 14g & 18g needles also in stock.

$5.50 + GST

Vetmec Slapshot

A 78cm flexible needle extension tube fitted to the end of our gun for a safer and easier way to inject your cattle.

$12.00 + GST

handy ergonomic collapsible backpack with inner5L “Collapsible Back-pack”

Very handy ergonomic collapsible back-pack with inner “bottom drawoff” tube to guarantee no spills!

Comes complete with straps and dual size spigot 4.6mm & 6.4mm for different sized delivery hoses.

$35.00 + GST

Robust and reliable cattle prodder at a very reasonable price. Flexible with 'near unbreakable shaft' available with 57 cm shaft.Vetmec Cattle Prodder

Extremely robust and reliable cattle prodder at a very reasonable price. Flexible with “near unbreakable shaft” available in either 65cm or 85cm.

$115 + GST

Tag Applicator

Quality universal tag applicator from DATAMARS – used to apply our NLIS Tags or Visual Tags.

$40 + GST

“TagFaster” Tag Applicator

Multishot applicator exclusively designed to apply Zee Tags TagFaster range of tags. Loads strips of 20 tags.

$66.71 + GST

Zee ‘T2 No Tear’ Tag Applicator

Unique patented double action snap back arm and flip out pin. Enhanced OH&S for the animal & the producer – eliminating ripped ears!Designed to apply Zee Tag NLIS & Zee Tag ‘No Tear’ two piece management tags.

$42 + GST

Sheep NLIS PAZ Tag Applicator

Faster and easier to load than traditional single load sheep applicators – the PAZ tagger is easily loaded in approximately five seconds by sliding in a stripe of ten tags into the pump handle

$175 + GST

NLIS Readers for Cattle & Sheep

Very cost effective RFID readers. Scan animals using bluetooth technology in the field. Transfer data to computer via USB cable and use Rumisoft software package to make livestock management easy (support available).

From $690+ GST


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