WARRIOR Insecticidal Ear Tag

WARRIOR insecticidal ear tags for cattle release a unique, highly potent formula that is especially effective against pyrethroid-resistant pests for up to 12 weeks. 

Product type

Fly Tag

Active ingredient

Dianzinon 30%, Chlorpyrifos 10%

Pack sizes

20tags, 100tags, 500tags, 1000 tags

Pest type

Buffalo Fly (Haematobia irritans exigua)

Cattle Lice  - both biting and sucking (Damalinia bovis, Linognathus vituli, Haematopinus eurysternus, Solenoptes capillatus)

Withholding periods

Meat Nil
Milk Nil
Export Slaughter Interval Zero


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Advantages of WARRIOR Ear Tags

  • Insecticidal Fly Tags are the only fly treatment that give sustained long-term control of Buffalo Fly — sprays and pour-ons only have temporary results.
  • For use on both beef and dairy cattle.
  • The rainfast and dipfast formula requires the application of only one tag per animal, making it one of the most economical methods of Buffalo Fly control available
  • Extremely effective against pyrethroid resistant strains of Buffalo Fly
  • Can be safely used in conjunction with other pesticide and medicinal applications.

All Y-Tex Fly Tags need to be applied using the Y-Tex Ultra Tagger  or by using the Y-Tex Adaptor Pin with another tagger.

What is a Buffalo Fly?

The blood-sucking Buffalo Fly can cause severe irritation in cattle affecting weight gain, milk production and hide value.

The Y-Tex Insecticidal Ear Tag Strategy

An insecticidal ear tag rotation strategy is important to prevent flies becoming resistant to commonly used insecticides.

The economic benefits of Buffalo Fly control

Implementing a long-term fly control strategy has many positive economic benefits.