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John Connett

Integrated Pest Management

College of Ag and Natural Resources

Ecosystem Science and Management

Department #3354

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-5022

Email: IPMhelp@uwyo.edu

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Horn Fly and Cattle IPM

Cow with horn flies

IPM for livestock parasites should include closely monitoring animals for health-related problems, especially during the shorter summer periods at high elevations.

Flies breed in manure which makes cattle manure management crucial to control.

Horn fly and other cattle parasite work in Wyoming

Commingled black and white cows (Bos taurus; Angus and Charolais) in high-elevation rangeland are differentially parasitised by Haematobia irritans (PDF)

 

Haematobia irritans parasitism of F1 yak ×beef cattle (Bos grunniens ×Bos taurus) hybrids (PDF)

 

Livestock Parasite Management on High-Elevation Rangelands: Ecological Interactions of Climate, Habitat, and Wildlife (PDF)

 

Pyric-Herbivory to Manage Horn Flies (Diptera: Muscidae) on Cattle  (PDF)

External Parasites of Livestock Survey

Wyoming cattle and sheep producers the opportunity to help guide our livestock parasite research and extension efforts at UW and have created a survey.

Begin Survey

Survey Approval, Risk, and Confidentiality Statement: This survey is approved by UW VP for Research and Economic Development under IRB Protocol #20200508DS02747 with minimal risk associated with participation. Participation is considered consent. Participant responses will be kept anonymous. Confidentiality will be maintained by using non-descriptive identifiers, rather than names or identifiable information in qualitative data storage and during analyses.

Thanks for considering the survey.


 

Cow with horn flies

 

J. Derek Scasta, PhD.

Ecosystem Science and Management

Phone: (307) 766-2337

jscasta@uwyo.edu

 

Insect Identification InsectID@Uwyo.edu

Send clear images and mention where the insect was found.

 

Contact Us

John Connett

Integrated Pest Management

College of Ag and Natural Resources

Ecosystem Science and Management

Department #3354

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-5022

Email: IPMhelp@uwyo.edu

Find us on Twitter (Link opens a new window)

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