Afrivet Zambia Ltd imports a full range of livestock items, with field staff available throughout the country to give technical advice and after sales service. It is the only registered distributor of Bayer environmental products in Zambia. This company also markets a range of environmental health products for cleaning, disinfection, public health, pest control as well as grain protection and malaria vector control. It has a large warehouse ensuring a consistent supply of goods.
Mukatasha Road, Lusaka
7249 Mukatasha Road, Industrial Park, Lusaka, Zambia
Afrivet Zambia markets high quality, environmentally friendly ectoparasiticides (dips and sprays), endoparasiticides (dewormers), anti-microbials, biologicals, dairy hygiene, feed enhancers and a host of stock remedies. They offer products for treatment of horses, cattle, sheep, goats and pigs.
Speedy order delivery to customers throughout the country
Various dewormers, dips and sprays for animals
Dairy hygiene products
For advice on specific products, contact Afrivet Animal Health Specialist Chris Rogers on email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Antibiotics (Tetracyclines injectable)
Treatment of tick-borne gall sickness (anaplasmosis), heartwater, pneumonia, foot rot, joint-ill and navel-ill in cattle, sheep, goats and pigs.
Meat - 28 days
Milk - 5 days
External parasite remedies (Plunge and spray)
Ecotraz 250 – Amitraz 25% m/v
Controls ticks and kills lice and mange mites on cattle. Kills sheep scab mites and kills itch mites and goat mange on sheep and goats. It has a detaching effect on ticks and is Oxpecker compatible.
Cattle – Spray 1l/1000l water, boost with 100ml/200 head after 400 head have been sprayed
Plunge fresh fill – Use 1l/1000l, after every dipping apply 5kg lime per 100 head
Sheep – Fresh fill apply 1l/750l water, apply 4kg lime per 750l water after dipping this stabilised dip wash is now suitable for second dipping
Meat - 7 days
Milk - None
Goats - Fresh fill apply 1l/750l water, apply 4kg lime 750l water apply after dipping. This stabilised dip wash is now suitable for second dipping.
Controls ticks, has a detaching effect, kill cattle lice, controls nuisance flies, biting flies, face flies on cattle. It also protects against cattle screw-worm infestation and is Oxpecker compatible.
Cattle - Spray 1.5l/1000l water, boost with 200ml after 100 head sprayed
Plunge (Fresh fill) - 1.5l/100l water
Plunge (replenishment) - 3l/1000l water
Hand spraying - 15ml/10l water
Internal parasite remedies (Round worms)
Economintic 50 - Fenbendazole 5% m/v
A remedy against round worms in cattle, horses, ostriches, as well as tape worms in sheep and goats.
Cattle – 1ml/10kg
Sheep – 1ml/10 kg (roundworms), 2ml/10kg (Milk tapeworms)
Treatment of roundworms in sheep and cattle and parafilaria bovicola (false bruising) and eye worm (Thelazia) in cattle. Kills sucking and biting lice, mange mites, cattle screw – worms and controls blue ticks (Boosphilus spp) and sand tampans on cattle. Kills sheep scab mites, controls Australian itch mites and nasal worm (all stages) in sheep. Kills mange mites (Sarcoptes scabiei var suis) on pigs.
Sheep - 1ml/50kg
Pigs - 1ml/30kg
Meat (Cattle and sheep) - 21 days
Meat (Pigs) - 28 days
Milk - Not for human consumption
Ecofluke - Triclabendazole 10% m/v
Liver fluke remedy against immature and adult liver fluke and giant liver fluke in cattle, sheep and goats.
Cattle – 6ml/50kg
Sheep – 1ml/10kg
Goats – 1ml/10kg
Roundworm and liverfluke
Closeco 7.5% - Closantel 7.5%m/v
Liver fluke and roundworm remedy for cattle with residual action against re-infestation pf wireworm, hookworm and nodular worm.
A multi-purpose remedy which effectively controls and protects screw-worm/blowfly strike. Promotes healing and kills ticks present at time of application. For cattle, sheep, goats, dogs, horses and chickens.
General disinfectant for use on farm buildings and equipment.
General disinfecting - 1ml/600ml water
Sterilising - 1ml/300ml water
Pour on applicator 30ml
Pour on back pack 5l
Depots have been established at Choma and Ndola for customers' convenience, and Afrivet products are also marketed through agricultural retail outlets, pharmacies and supermarkets. They employ their own veterinarian and fully trained field staff. The field staff, stationed at various centres throughout Zambia, promote the correct use of the company's products and provide technical advice and after sales service.
General information about Afrivet
Trading since 2004, Afrivet Zambia Ltd is part of the Afrivet Group of South Africa, an international organisation involved in animal health. Afrivet Zambia is a one-stop shop for farmers, providing animal health products and environmental health products. All their brands are internationally recognised products, backed by expert technical advice.
The majority of Afrivet's products are manufactured by Ecomed Manufacturing Ltd in Zimbabwe using quality imported raw materials. Others are manufactured by Burchem Research and various other suppliers in South Africa, South America, Europe and Israel.
Afrivet is the sole distributor of the Ecomed International range of environmental health products, including high quality, environmentally friendly detergents, sanitisers, insecticides and spraying equipment. The company has invested in extensive warehousing to ensure it consistently meets customer needs throughout the country.
Products registered with the Environmental Council of Zambia
Locally based, with international experts available to help
Products in agri outlets, pharmacies and supermarkets
For advise on specific products, contact Afrivet Environmental Health Specialist Lewis Muhwati on email: email@example.com. Technical expertise is provided by qualified environmental health workers, by locally based field staff and by Afrivet's international partners, Bayer Environmental Science in South Africa and Ecomed in Zimbabwe. All relevant products marketed by the company in Zambia are registered with the Environmental Council of Zambia.
Micro white disinfectant - Active ingredient Creosote and carbolic acid
Commonly referred to as toilet dip
Suitable for disinfecting frequently used toilets and foot/wheel baths in biosecurity areas like poultry farms, sheds, abattoirs, stables, piggeries, poultry houses, cattle trucks and factories
Recommended for drain, urinal, sink and sewer flushing
High quality antiseptic for the medical profession, personal hygiene and general use
This straw-coloured, pine-scented disinfectant/sanitizer is suitable for hospital use, office and home ablution facilities
It is suitable for use as both a disinfectant and deodorant
For household and general hygiene, it is used in flushing drains, sewers, sinks and urinals
It is also used for sterilising hands as a germicide
Also widely used in infectious disease control
Biodan 62 – active ingredient iodine
A dark reddish-brown biocide detergent for use in bio-security areas in animal husbandry, food and food processing premises.
Dairy - utensils, equipment, surface, cleaning and sterilising, cleaning and sterilising of bulk tanks
In bio-security areas: foot and wheel baths
In disease outbreaks
Food processing industries
Bactergent powder – Active ingredient benzalkonium chloride (QAC)
A stable, free-flowing, whitish coarse powder containing quaternary ammonium compounds (QAC) with combined detergent and bacterial properties and free from any foreign matter.
Cleaning and sterilising all dairy equipment and utensils
Bakeries and other food processing establishments: cleaning and sterilising
Degreasing, cleaning and sterilising abattoir and butchery floors, equipment and utensils
Cleaning and sterilising bulk containers, equipment and utensils in opaque beer brewing industry establishments
Crocodile ponds – cleaning and sterilising
Afri-biopit (For the biological remediation and maintenance of pit-latrines) – Ingredients proprietary blend of microbes, surfactants and emulsifiers
Direction for use
Mix 2 sachets or more in water – 5l and then add to the pit/long drop. Additional water will assist the bio-activity in neglected pits that have a hard surface cake. If the surface can be broken up with a long stick, this will further assist the efficacy of the treatment. Add 1 sachet weekly as a maintenance dose.
Insecticides for crawling insects
Cislin SC – Active ingredient deltamethrin (pyrethroid)
Controls flies, mosquitoes, cockroaches, bedbugs, fish moths, tobacco beetles and ants
Controls adult and nymphal stages cockroaches
Maxforce IC – Active ingredient Imidacloprid (chloro-nicotinyl) 21.5 g/kg
Controls German cockroaches
10-20 spots/10m2. 3mm in diameter spot equates to 0.25g of bait
Controls cockroaches, house flies and moths found in bakeries, kitchens, warehouses and food processing plants. It also controls ants, bedbugs, mosquitoes, fish moths, fleas, tobacco beetle and other stored product pests.
Misting - flying insects 1l/3000m3
Fogging - flying insects 1l/3000m3
Crawling insects - 2l/1000m3
Up to 1 week
Reskol EC – active ingredient fenitrothio (organophoshate) 533g/l
Controls bed bugs, mosquitoes, ants, fleas and mosquito larvae.
Cockroaches, bedbugs and fleas – Initial 250ml Reskol/5l of water and spray harbourages, walls, carpets, floors and cupboards at a rate 5l mix/100m2. Routine 40ml Reskol/l of water and spray interior walls and eaves at a rate of 5l mix per 100m2. Residual 6 months
Mosquitoes – Initial 125ml Reskol/5l of water and spray interior walls and eaves at a rate of 5l mix per 100m2. Routine 40ml Reskol/5l of water and spray at a rate of 5l mix/100m2. Residual 3-4 months
Ants – 125ml Reskol/5l of water and spray walls and skirting at a rate of 5l mix per 100m2
Hides and skin beetles – 35ml/5l of water and spray hides and skins as well as walls and floors
Mosquito larvae – 10ml Reskol/5l of water and spray 60-120l mix per hectare of water where the average depth is 8cm (where deeper, proportionately increase)
Stored product protection
Shumba Supermax dust – Active ingredients fenitrothion (organosphate) 10g/kg and deltamethrin (pyrethroid) 1.3g/kg
Controls stored grain insect pests including weevils, large and lesser grain borer, moths, dried bean beetles. It also controls ants and cockroaches.
Stored grain – Mix 25g of Shumba super dust of shelled grain on a plastic protected or cement plastered surface and mix thoroughly with aid of a shovel.
Ants – Sprinkle Shumba onto nest entrances and trails
Cockroaches – Sprinkle Shumba freely onto problem areas
A single treatment at the time of storage protects stored grain for 12 months
Insecticides for flying insects
Active Wefconatic Aerosol – Active ingredient pyrethrum 15g/kg and piperonyl (synergist) 150g/kg
Wefco Active Wefcomatic Aerosol is a metered insecticide aerosol developed for the control of flies and mosquitoes. Wefco Active Wefcomatic Aerosol is designed for use with the Wefco Active Metered aerosol Dispenser to provide 24-hour control of flies and mosquitoes for a 30 day period under continuous operation.
Commercial and office premises
Shopping complexes, supermarkets and retail catering establishment
Dilute 12.5-25ml of Coopex Mosquito Larvide to 5l of water and apply to aquatic breeding sites using any sprayer fitted with a fan nozzle at a rate of 100l per hectare for every 100mm depth of water and repeat as necessary.