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Environmental dangers of veterinary antiparasitic agents
  1. Jeff Horsey
  1. Tregeare, Cornwall PL15 8SX
  1. e-mail: horseyjeffrey{at}

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I read with interest the letter by Keith Powell and others on the environmental dangers of veterinary antiparasitic agents (VR, 17 November 2018, vol 183, pp 599-600).

I note that the neonicotinoid products mentioned include those popularly included in small animal pet health schemes and are thereby commonly given.

More concerning perhaps is the observation about cattle spot-ons or pour-ons, containing ivermectins. I …

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