Using parasitic wasps for fly control
Parasitic wasps to combat flies
In the agricultural sector, flies cause unrest and stress for the animals. As a result, feed conversion decreases and production loss increases. Furthermore, flies can also spread various diseases such as Salmonella, Mastitis, Streptococcus and Summer Wrang, and they also soil the products and materials on your farm. That is why it is very important to tackle flies in a timely manner and we recommend preventive combatting flies at all times. This prevents a lot of inconveniences.
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Organic fly control with parasitic wasps
At Agro Pest Control we also use a biological control method by using biological agents. With this we combat flying and crawling insects in a natural and extremely effective way, without using toxic agents. The effectiveness is completely the same and the organic agents are also safe for humans and animals.
One of our organic fly control solutions is Organic Fly Control – Wasp. With this we effectively tackle the fly pupae by using parasitic wasps. Using parasitic wasps for fly control in the agricultural sector is an effective way of tackling flies. Parasitic wasps are the natural enemy of the house fly, the small house fly and the stable fly. The Organic Fly Control – Wasp (parasitic wasps) are scattered in the stable and as soon as the wasps develop from the pupae, they hunt for fly pupae to lay their eggs in. The larvae of the parasitic wasps then fill with the contents of the fly pupa and in this way the development of new flies is prevented.
How does fly control work with parasitic wasps
Starting up organic fly control is only possible when the fly population on your livestock farm is under control. Organic fly control by using parasitic wasps works because the life cycle of the flies is interrupted prematurely. The use of parasitic wasps prevents the completion of the fly’s life cycle. It works like this: the first parasitic wasp hatches after about 4 – 10 days and is then immediately sexually mature. Almost immediately after fertilization, the female will look for a fly pupa to lay her eggs in. The parasitic wasp lays 3 to 7 eggs at a time. Once these eggs hatch, the parasitoid wasp larvae feed on the fly’s pupa. A new generation hatches about 3 to 4 weeks after parasitizing the fly pupae and then the cycle starts again. After 6 to 8 weeks, the population of predatory flies (parasitic wasps) is so large that only a few flies reach the adult stage.
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The different life stages of a fly
Eggs from the fly
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Control flies with parasitic wasps
Do you have problems with flies on your livestock farm? Then contact us quickly. The first visit of Agro Pest Control is always free. During this free inspection we take stock of your current situation and then draw up a detailed control plan for you, after conducting an in-depth investigation. Fly nuisances can be prevented with a good control plan.
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