The Safe-Guard Deworming Block is actually poured into the cardboard box. All you need to do it cut the top off the box and place out for the cows to consume. They may nibble on the cardboard, but it won't hurt them.
Safe-Guard Deworming Block is labled Beef Cattle only.
That can depend on the weight of the cows really. Adaption to block feed intake for medicated treatment may take 12 to 19 days prior exposure to unmedicated feed blocks depending on consumption rates and environmental conditions. We apologize but do not carry the unmedicated option though. When cattle block consumption of 0.1 pound (1.6 oz) per 100 pounds of body weight (or 1.0 lb for mature cattle) per day is attained for several days on the nonmedicated En-Pro-AL Block, the three (3) day medicated treatment with Safe-Guard En-Pro-AL Molasses Deworming Supplement Blocks (Medicated) may begin.
There are not state restrictions on the Safe-Guard Deworming Block, we can ship throughout the US including California.
Per the label, you have to get the cattle used to feeding from a block before using the Safe-Guard Deworming Block, so you start with one that does not contain medication. When cattle block consumption of 0.1 pound (1.6 ounces) per 100 pounds of body weight (or 1.0 pound for mature cattle) per day is attained for several days on the nonmedicated En-pro-al Block, the three (3) day medicated treatment with Safe-Guard En-pro-al Molasses Deworming Supplement Blocks (Medicated) may begin.
Safe-Guard Deworming Block should not be used in calves or lactating cows. It should only be used for mature beef cattle as directed. Consult with your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism.
Safe-Guard Deworming Block is only labeled for the cows. The manufacturer recommends pulling the donkey off the pasture for 3 days while the cows consume the block.
Since using Safe-Guard Deworming Block for deer would be an off-label usage, we cannot recommend you use it in this way.
According to the manufacturer, Safe-Guard Deworming Block can be saved and used for the next year, However, you want to be sure the block is not picked up until the cattle has consumed the required amount of medication. The representative I spoke with regarding your question requested to speak with you directly so that he could provide more detailed information based on your situation. His name is Kevin Johnson .You can contact him at 903-681-5893.