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Executive summary

House Fly Control in Poultry Barns, Publication 849, provides poultry producers with a balanced approach to control flies. This guide presents fly management options that have been field tested in poultry farm operations, including:

  • barn management
  • biological control
  • mechanical control
  • chemical control

Controlling the house fly population is important in maintaining a healthy poultry barn environment.  Poultry farmers can tailor fly control strategies to match their unique circumstances. Using these strategies can increase your farms’ productivity and help you avoid nuisance complaints from neighbours.

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