Green Acres

Insects Affecting Livestock Production

The Chouteau County Livestock Protective Association meeting will take place on Friday, November 10th at 3:00 the Vets Hall in Geraldine. The social will begin at 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30. An educational presentation on insects affecting livestock production will follow dinner.

Dr. Greg Johnson, MSU Extension Veterinary Entomologist will discuss fly and lice management in beef cattle.

Horn flies are the most common summer pest on mature cattle in Montana. These flies spend 95% of their time on the animal and are very irritating because...