horn fly

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Synonyms for horn fly

small black European fly introduced into North America

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The drug is delivered to the manure, where the immature stages of the horn fly develop, thus preventing them from becoming adults," he says.
Miller also demonstrated that a pour-on avermectin-based insecticide can provide 35 days of horn fly control when applied to cattle during spring roundups.
While the work was hardly Iamorous, the findings were important: determining whether the feces of cattle grazin certain types of grass, such as fescue infected with a funcus, is less hospitable to developing horn fly larvae.