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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 2TEXAS ANIMAL HEALTH COMMISSION
CHAPTER 39SCABIES
RULE §39.3Sarcoptic Scabies in Infested Herds

The herd owner may treat for sarcoptic scabies by dipping or use of Ivermectin or Dectomax.

  (1) When dipping is the selected treatment, all dipping of livestock for sarcoptic scabies infection must be done in the same manner as provided for dipping livestock infested with psoroptic scabies, except the livestock must be dipped four times at least six days apart. All visibly infested livestock must be hand-treated by thoroughly saturating the lesions with the dipping fluid before being put into the vat.

  (2) When Ivermectin or Dectomax is the selected treatment, the procedures for treatment of psoroptic scabies will apply.


Source Note: The provisions of this §39.3 adopted to be effective July 15, 1993, 18 TexReg 4235; amended to be effective April 30, 1997, 22 TexReg 3649.

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