Flies are a nuisance and harmful to your livestock in the warmer months, specifically April through September.
Horses can become very irritable as they flies are attracted to moist areas and collect rapidly around “goopy” places like their eyes. Cattle can experience reduced weight gains and their hide can suffer from the fly puncture wounds. Never the less, it is worth the investment in fly control products for your animals.
Control the flies around your horses with manure management, fly spray, fly masks, fly sheets, and automatic fly spray systems. Do you have cattle? Use pour-on, spray-on, or rub-on insecticides, insecticide dusts, or ear tags to control adult flies on animals. You can also offer Purina’s Wind and Rain® Fly Control Minerals. They are designed to reduce fly populations. Flies cause significant discomfort for cattle. As part of an integrated fly control program, Purina’s Wind and Rain with Altosid (MTH), helps restore cattle comfort while reducing factors that cause poor performance, and decreased grazing time.
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