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Cattle - Buffalo Fly

Is a common parasite in this area. It can cause production loss by fly worry, It can cause severe damage to animals that are sensitive to it and spend large amounts of time scratching themselves and can also spread disease like Pink eye.

Treatments that can be used are sprays, back rubs and ear tags.

It is also important to keep a healthy population of dung beetles on your farm as this will reduce the number of flies that hatch out.

This is the link to the dpi fact sheet on buffalo fly control.

Buffalo Fly Control

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