Damage / Signs of Presence:
Prefer decaying organic matter which is most numerous around farms with animals.
Flies are directly responsible for disease transmission. They can transmit and carry foot-and-mouth disease, mastitis, pinkeye, streptococci, tuberculosis, and staphylococci.
Flies cause milk contamination documented milk production losses.
Flies cause animal stress and suffering. They are responsible for retarded weight gain with cattle.
Flies cause extra labor and work keeping parlor ceilings, pipelines, etc. clean.
Flies can cause problems with regulatory issues.