warble fly

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hairy bee-like fly whose larvae produce lumpy abscesses (warbles) under the skin of cattle

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Researchers in the Biting Fly and Cattle Grub Research Unit take the same serious approach to fighting cattle grubs.
For their technology transfer work, the researchers in the Biting Fly and Cattle Grub Research Unit - Kunz, Miller, John H.
sustained-release pills called boluses for long-term control of dung-breeding flies, ways to squelch outbreaks of cattle fever ticks, vaccines to control cattle grubs and mange miles, and improved controls against ticks that spread human diseases such as Lyme disease and ehrlichiosis.
It was one of the first organophosphates used effectively against cattle grubs.
Another plus: The treatment also controls cattle grubs.