What we hear from most of you is that it is still the basics – removing manure from the property as regularly as possible and cleaning stalls at the minimum every week. This activity is highly effective in breaking up the fly’s breeding cycle.If you don’t remove the manure from your property, choose your pastures for spreading fresh manure carefully. Try not to spread manure in pastures where you’ll keep horses during fly season. Always spread a light layer.
Along with these practices, the reduction of chemical sprays, natural systems of beneficial predators including the Hister Beetle will flourish. They are a predatory feeder that commonly feeds on the egg, larval, and adult stages of flies.