Horn Fly Trap Blueprint
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This plan provides construction details to build a walk through fly trap for cattle. The frame is shown to be constructed using CCA treated lumber but a steel frame can be substituted.
- Haematobia irritans
- Pest of pasture and range cattle
- Insecticide-impregnated ear tags
- Congregate on backs of cattle
- Cluster on midline
- Spread down sides
- Settle around bases of horns
- Walk-through system
- Willis Bruce
- Inverted cone principle
- Dislodge horn flies
MX1904C6, reviewed July 2001