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
Horn flies and face flies are the two most common flies that bother cattle in pasture settings.
Grazing season is here for much of the country, so make sure you're cattle are ready to combat pesky insects like flies this summer.
After a long winter, don’t think the spring and summer will be without challenges of their own. Here’s six impact areas you need to be ready for, as they might affect your profitability this year.
The horn fly spends most of its time on cattle, mainly on the animal’s backs, sides and when temperatures are very warm, on the belly region.
Don't forget to keep flies away from your cattle to prevent the spread of pinkeye.
As late spring approaches, livestock producers should evaluate and select pasture fly control options available for their specific management system.
Left untreated, pests can cause significant loss in production.