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Integrated Management of Flies in and around Dairy and Livestock Barns:
Keep House Fly Populations to a Minimum

House and stable flies breed in areas where moist organic matter is present. Common fly breeding sites on livestock operations include locations in and around (1) calf hutches, especially inside corners; (2) silo leak and spill areas; (3) animal stalls and pens, feed preparation, storage and manger areas, near water sources; (4) calf, hospital, and maternity areas; (5) water tanks; (6) feed troughs; (7) inside and outside manure handling areas.