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#5774403 - 06/04/15 04:58 PM Biting flies
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Don't know if it's because of the cattle in the pasture behind my house but have a terrible fly problem. What do you guys put on a dog to protect them?
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#5774504 - 06/04/15 06:20 PM Re: Biting flies [Re: Chet]
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Ivermec.
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#5774509 - 06/04/15 06:25 PM Re: Biting flies [Re: Chet]
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You can try Fly predators, or Bronco Equine Fly spray.
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#5774511 - 06/04/15 06:25 PM Re: Biting flies [Re: bill oxner]
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He gets it each month in Heartguard, more than that??
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#5774664 - 06/04/15 08:06 PM Re: Biting flies [Re: Chet]
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Try a mosquito spray like Off. Everyone should have some of that on hand with the recent rains.
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#5774789 - 06/04/15 09:38 PM Re: Biting flies [Re: Chet]
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Your not suppose to use deet on dogs. Its toxic if ingested, and most dogs will try and lick it off.
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#5774889 - 06/04/15 11:03 PM Re: Biting flies [Re: Chet]
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I bought fly rid at a local feed store last week and it works great and cheap

http://www.calvinsequine.com/drv0031034....TqqEaApkN8P8HAQ
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#5774942 - 06/05/15 02:43 AM Re: Biting flies [Re: bill oxner]
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Ivermec.


Certain breeds can't have it.

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#5775261 - 06/05/15 10:38 AM Re: Biting flies [Re: Chet]
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I spray Cutter yard spray once a week. Helps with mosquito's, flies and fleas. A $9 bottle will last me two weeks (2 applications), it works so to me it's worth it. I think the bottle says it keeps mosquitos and flies away for 14 days, it don't. I also use fans at each kennel to keep them off the dogs (and to cool them obviously).
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#5775441 - 06/05/15 01:06 PM Re: Biting flies [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Thanks folks, bought spray and some traps. I will let you know how they do.
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#5775773 - 06/05/15 05:45 PM Re: Biting flies [Re: kindall]
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Originally Posted By: kindall
You can try Fly predators, or Bronco Equine Fly spray.


Tried the Bronco Equine fly spray and seems to work very well. Also bought a hanging trap with that sticky crap like mouse traps and it caught a total of 4 flies today, won't be buying any more. Thanks again..
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