Now that warm weather has arrived, everyone will start to focus on all the chores that have to be done to “gear” up for the upcoming season, including fly control.
As late spring approaches, livestock producers should evaluate and select pasture fly control options available for their specific management system.
Spring is the time to clean-up the winter feeding sites.
Keep flies away from your cattle to help increase herd profitability.
Proactive fly control, water access and a supplementation program can help promote consistent cow performance through spring and summer.
Anaplasmosis is primarily spread via insects, veterinarians say, but producer unawareness and mismanagement are increasingly contributing factors.
Left untreated, pests can cause significant loss in production.
Horn flies, face flies, and stable flies are not just irritants to livestock, but are also economically important to producers due to negative impacts on milk production and calf weaning weights. In addition, they can a