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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)


 

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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