Horn flies are blood feeding flies that impact production on cattle operations.
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.
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.
Horn flies and face flies are the two most common flies that bother cattle in pasture settings.
Every spring horn flies are guaranteed to steal production, pounds and profits. Early control is key.
There are many products on the market to control flies: insecticide ear tags, pour-ons, insect growth regulators (IGR
In cattle, culprits can include several fly species as well as ticks. Controlling these pests takes properly timed management.
Veterinarians can help clients integrate fly control into an overall herd-health program.