Flies decrease production efficiency on dairy farms

Flies decrease production efficiency on dairy farms

Flies decrease production efficiency on dairy farms
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 Fly control in concentrated animal feeding operations such as dairies is a challenge, especially as the weather heats up and there is abundant moisture and organic matter available.

Flies not only are pests, but they also decrease production efficiency. Flies cause livestock to expend extra energy fending them off instead of resting, feeding and milking.

Other issues directly associated with fly pest problems

Source: Flies decrease production efficiency on dairy farms | Farming | thepublicopinion.com

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