Flies can cause irritation, stress and seriously affect cattle productivity. The main months for fly problems are May-August, but due to changing weather patterns the season can change. The most common species that affect dairy productivity are:
Lice are mainly a problem with housed cows in the winter and can reduce dairy productivity. Symptoms include itching, hair loss, hide damage and anaemia (sucking lice).
There are sucking and biting lice:
Mange mites cause irritation, thickened scaly skin, hair loss, hide damage and reduced dairy productivity. These are mainly a problem in autumn, winter and early spring.
Different mites are commonly found in different body areas as follows:
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