Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine & SmartVet present a 60 minute webinar video with Drs. Dan Thomson; Robert Rew and Adalberto Perez de Leon. Hear from the experts on the latest challenges and treatments for endo and ecto parasite management....
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Horn fly (Haematobia irritans) numbers are starting to go down in many parts of the US and they will soon start entering their winter pupal stage in some Northern States as the cold weather kicks in. These 3/16th inch long pests will winter as maggots underneath manure pads or in the soil. Thus providing cattle with a break from the 20 or more daily blood meals the adults engorge themselves on, at the cattle's expense.