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Detailed Fly Control Instructions

Revision #5: Modified by on 2 Apr 2012 5:44 PM in Fly Control Instructions
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Factors To Consider Before The First Release

Fly Predators attack the fly’s pupa (cocoon) stages only. They do not attack the adult pest flies. Thus, the adult flies currently existing must either be removed by supplemental methods or tolerated until they live out their short life span of about... Learn More

How To Recognize the Fly Predators and How Long Until They are Established

When you see the emerged Fly Predators in their shipping pouch that is their full adult size. When the Fly Predators have emerged, the fly puparium, in which they are shipped, will still be intact, but with a little hole in it about 1/32” in diamater... Learn More

Integrated control

Integrated control is the augmenting of biological control with other methods which gives the highest degree of fly control that will not harm your beneficial insects. Several of these methods that have been used successfully with Fly Predators are... Learn More

Live Delivery Guaranteed

Your Fly Predators should emerge within 3-10 days after delivery if they are maintained at approximately 80ºF. Often their emergence will be delayed as their development time is very temperature dependent and they are often kept at temperatures lower... Learn More

Manure Management Tips

The most ideal manure management program is to clean frequently and spread the manure thinly on fields where it will dry quickly. The pest flies larvae are highly susceptible to this drying and will not pupate (form their cocoon) properly... Learn More

Storage Procedures For Fly Predators

If you need to store your Fly Predators before releasing them, simply keep them in their pouch which is sealed, but breathable. They will keep this way for 3 days after they start emerging without any adverse effects. If absolutly necessary to hold for... Learn More