Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin
Wilson, H. F.
Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin. Bulletin 36: when "fly time" comes PDF (1.0 MB)
from eight hours to three or four days, depending upon temperature. The tiny white larvae which hatch from these eggs Immediately burrow into wfiat- ever substance the eggs have been laid upon and continue there for five or more days feeding and growing. At the end of that time the larvae leave the food substance and crawling under pieces of wood, rubbish, etc., change into another form in whigh they resemble somewhat brownish oval seeds. Three or four days later the ends of these seed-like capsules break open and the adult flies come out. Generation after generation follows throughout the summer from the middle of April to the middle of September, so that about ten genera tions are produced each year. WHICH WILL IT BE-4AFE OR A HOME MADE FLY SORRY? TRAP A little money and effort spent In Made out of wire netting fly Usatters5 fly tra, screens, etc, and nail keg hoep. will save a lot of worry, sickness and loss DESTROY FLIES AND THEIR BREEDING PLACES Swat them, trap them, poison them, kill them wherever you see them, bat best of all, do away with their breeding places and prevent them. It has been found that one.ounce (1 tablespooneflI) of formalin (40 per cent formaldehyde) in 16 ounces (one pint) of a mixture of equal parts of milk and water in shallow dishes with a piece of bread in the center for the flies to light on, proves very attractive and destruCtive to the flies, especially when placed on the front and back porches of houses. HOW TO PREVENT FLIES Without suitable places for hatching flies cannot exis Therefore, remove manure am waste& promptly. 1. Keep gabage in fy tight receptacles and have it remove& at least twice reseed 2. In removing manure from the stableM If Besibl, put it directly en the " to Thal to t fleii3 If daily haolng is inoractiesk spreadiig two or thosem a week will do much to keep down e time. We uHixi a> be this, toet the manure to destroy the larva& ThIs mw be done .t'lfE.V1thti aorsE or -nt powder. Both of these substtmm am effective and do not I*V-thie fertil1sin9g value of the manue. I
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