Pest Control

Maintaining Appetite for Healthy Cattle

by Caitlyn Andrews October 13, 2017

The primary concern of every producer is the health of their animals. Cattle producers know that the animal's appetite is an indicator of good health.

Sometimes, maintaining a good appetite in your cattle is easier said than done.

Here are some tips to help you maintain a healthy appetite in your cattle.

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Prevention and Control of Darkling Beetles in Poultry Houses

by Caitlyn Andrews February 14, 2017 2 Comments

If you're in the poultry industry then chances are you've encountered darkling beetles. These little pests also go by the name of lesser mealworms or black beetles. Whatever you call them, they are one of the most common pests in poultry facilities. Darkling beetles can be present in alarmingly high numbers and cause significant damage to facilities and productivity.

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The Fundamentals of Killing Spring Time Horn Flies on Cattle

by Caitlyn Andrews April 15, 2016

They're back. Those nasty horn flies that make an appearance every year and bite away at your cows' hides. Horn flies show up in the spring, but they remain a problem well into the fall. Now is the time to start fighting back.

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3 Baits You Can Rotate to Fight Rodent Resistance

by Caitlyn Andrews October 14, 2015

Easily one of the most cost-effective ways for agricultural producers to keep a rodent free facility is to rotate baits. A year round bait rotation program will keep baits effective. Below you'll find recommendations from Motomco for combating resistance.

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How To Keep Rodents Out of Your Barn This Fall

by Caitlyn Andrews October 08, 2015

Rodents are a problem. As temperatures drop in the fall mice and rats tend to migrate to a warmer shelter. That means your barn, your coop, your livestock facility, even your home. These rodents can contaminate feed and carry disease. They can even chew through wires and cause barn fires. What can you do to keep the mice and rats away?

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