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Rearguard is a product containing 6% Cyromazine that prevents blowfly strike for 10 weeks in domestic rabbits.
Rabbits should be treated first in early summer before any flies are seen and then be treated every 8-10 weeks under conditions of repeated blowfly challenge.
Rearguard works by preventing any eggs laid by flies developing. It will not kill adult maggots. In cases of existing flystrike, adult maggots should be removed by mechanical means and appropriate supportive treatment given (seek veterinary advice).
Rearguard should then be applied to the fur to prevent development of new larvae and re-strike. If the rabbit is continually attractive to flies, this may be down to an underlying disease (e.g. incontinence, diarrhoea) or a lack of hygiene within its housing. In such cases further advice should be sought from your veterinary surgeon.
Apply as directed by instructions on bottle. Ensure there is no other reason why flies would be attracted to your rabbit. Keep the hutch clean. Check for Diarrhoea, dental problems, and other illnesses. Not for use in rabbits less than 10 weeks old. Not for use in pregnant rabbits.
For orders over £39 postage is free. For orders under £39 we charge £2.99.
For Light items (under 2kg) our standard method is Royal Mail First Class (there are a few exceptions, so if in doubt check our Delivery page).
To get it faster you can upgrade Light items to a Guaranteed Next Day Courier service, Saturday Courier or even before 12 noon services. There's a small fee, but if you're in a hurry they are worth considering. To qualify for next working day delivery, orders must be placed before 12 Noon Monday to Thursday. There is no standard Saturday courier delivery.
Heavy items weighing 2kg and more are sent via courier. If ordered before noon Monday to Thursday, Heavy items will be delivered next working day. Heavy items ordered after 12 Noon Friday, or anytime Saturday and Sunday will dispatched on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.
All exceptions to these guidelines are noted in the product description.
For more information, view our Delivery page.
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